The North Water (Paperback)Ian McGuire (author)
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A chilling exploration of good and evil set aboard a nineteenth-century whaling vessel, McGuire's cult novel follows a disgraced former Army surgeon on a hellish Arctic voyage as a cold-blooded killer stalks the deck.
Now a major BBC TV series starring Colin Farrell, Jack O'Connell, and Stephen Graham.
A ship sets sail with a killer on board...
1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the British Army with 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 cabin boy is discovered brutally killed, Sumner finds himself forced to act.
Soon he will face an evil even greater than he had encountered at the siege of Delhi, in the shape of Henry Drax: harpooner, murderer, monster...
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 21 mm
Edition: TV Tie-In
'A tour de force' - Hilary Mantel
'Riveting and darkly brilliant' - Colm Toibin
'One of my favourite books ever' - Richard Osman
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