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North Water

Longlisted For The Man Booker Prize 2016

North Water - Mcguire, Ian - ISBN: 9781471151262
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback
Genre: Historische roman (populair)
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Beschrijving

A 19th-century Whaling Ship Sets Sail For The Arctic With A Killer Aboard In This Dark, Sharp And Highly Original Novel, Longlisted For The Man Booker Prize 2016

Details

Titel: North Water
auteur: Mcguire, Ian
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 352
Uitgever: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Historische roman (populair)
Afmetingen: 200 x 131 x 29
Gewicht: 338 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9781471151262
Intern nummer: 29771885

Biografie (woord)

Ian McGuire is the author of The North Water published by Henry Holt in March 2016. Ian grew up in East Yorkshire, and studied at the University of Manchester in England and the University of Virginia in the United States. He is the co-founder and co-director of the University of Manchester's Centre for New Writing. He has published short stories in The Paris Review, The Chicago Review and elsewehere. The North Water is his second novel.

Recensie

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016.

1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the services, his reputation in tatters, Patrick Sumner has little option but to accept the position of ship's surgeon on this ill-fated voyage.
But when, deep into the journey, a boy is discovered brutally killed, Sumner finds himself becoming a reluctant detective. Soon he will face an evil even greater than that he had encountered at the siege of Delhi, in the shape of Henry Drax: harpooner, murderer, monster.
As the true purpose of the ship's expedition becomes clear and despair descends upon the crew, the confrontation between Sumner and Drax will play out in the terrible darkness of the Arctic winter . . .

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