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The Godwhale

The Godwhale

(1973)
(A book in the Hive series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Nebula Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Rorqual Maru was a cyborg--part organic whale, part mechanized ship.and part god. She was a harvester--a vast plankton rake, now without a crop--abandoned by Earth Society when the seas died. So she selected an island for her grave hoping to keep her carcass visible for possible salvage. Although her long ear heard nothing, she believed that Man still lived in his Hive. If he should ever return to the sea she wanted to serve. She longed for the thrill of Man's bare feet touching the skin of her deck. She missed the hearty hails, the sweat and the laughter. She needed Man!

 
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Hardback Editions

May 1975 : UK Hardback
Title: The Godwhale
Author(s): T J Bass
ISBN: 0-413-33720-0 / 978-0-413-33720-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : UK Paperback
Title: The Godwhale (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): T J Bass
ISBN: 0-575-12993-X / 978-0-575-12993-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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1974 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Godwhale
Author(s): T J Bass
ISBN: 0-345-31095-0 / 978-0-345-31095-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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June 1976 : UK Paperback
Title: The Godwhale
Author(s): T J Bass
ISBN: 0-413-34670-6 / 978-0-413-34670-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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October 1975 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Godwhale
Author(s): T J Bass
ISBN: 0-345-24647-0 / 978-0-345-24647-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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December 1973 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Godwhale
Author(s): T J Bass
ISBN: 0-345-23712-9 / 978-0-345-23712-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Godwhale (S.F. Masterworks)
Author(s): T J Bass
Publisher: Gateway
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March 2014 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Godwhale (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): T J Bass
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK   



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