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Whales for the Wizard

(2005)
A novel by

 
 
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.

    

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


Used availability for Malcolm Archibald's Whales for the Wizard

Paperback Editions

February 2005 : UK Paperback
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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
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Audio Editions

August 2006 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
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August 2006 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Whales for the Wizard
Author(s): Malcolm Archibald
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd
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August 2006 : UK Audio edition
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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
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June 2006 : UK Audio CD
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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