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Whales for the Wizard

Whales for the Wizard

(2005)
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"A rip-roaring adventure-mystery with terrific detail of place, period and shipping lore."
Ian Rankin


Returning to the Dundee of 1860 after years in the army, Robert Douglas finds employment with George Gilbride, a whaling-ship owner known as the Wizard. Drugged by sinister gangster John Wylie, Douglas wakens on board the steam-whaler Redgauntlet bound for the Artic, and discovers that his companions believe the ship is haunted and do not expect to return. After an initial clash, Douglas befriends the ship's mate, "Bully Houston", and together thay begin to unravel a year-old mystery.

 
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Paperback Editions

February 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
ISBN: 1-904598-40-4 / 978-1-904598-40-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2006 : USA Audio edition
Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

August 2006 : UK Audio edition
Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2006 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
ISBN: 1-84648-061-2 / 978-1-84648-061-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2006 : UK Audio CD
Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
ISBN: 1-84648-079-5 / 978-1-84648-079-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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