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The North Water

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
A 19th-century whaling ship sets sail for the Arctic with a killer aboard in this dark, sharp, and highly original tale that grips like a thriller.

Behold the man: Stinking, drunk, brutal and bloodthirsty, Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaling ship bound for the hunting waters of the Arctic Circle. Also aboard is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army surgeon with a shattered reputation, no money, and no better option than to embark as ship's medic on this ill-fated voyage.

In India during the Siege of Delhi, Sumner thought he had experienced the depths to which a man can stoop and imagined he'd find respite on the Volunteer, but now, trapped in the wooden belly of the ship with Drax, he encounters pure evil and is forced to act. As the true purposes of the expedition become clear, the confrontation between the two men plays out in the freezing darkness of an Arctic winter.

    

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August 2016 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The North Water
Author(s): Ian Mcguire
ISBN: 1-68324-064-2 / 978-1-68324-064-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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March 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The North Water: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McGuire
ISBN: 1-62779-594-4 / 978-1-62779-594-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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February 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The North Water
Author(s): Ian McGuire
ISBN: 1-4711-5124-7 / 978-1-4711-5124-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
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Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The North Water: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McGuire
ISBN: 1-250-11814-X / 978-1-250-11814-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The North Water: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016
Author(s): Ian McGuire
ISBN: 1-4711-5126-3 / 978-1-4711-5126-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
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February 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The North Water: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016
Author(s): Ian McGuire
ISBN: 1-4711-5125-5 / 978-1-4711-5125-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scribner UK
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Audio Editions

June 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The North Water
Author(s): Ian McGuire
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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May 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The North Water: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McGuire
ISBN: 1-4272-6791-X / 978-1-4272-6791-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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May 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The North Water: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McGuire
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The North Water: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McGuire
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The North Water: A Novel
Author(s): Ian McGuire
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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February 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The North Water: Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2016
Author(s): Ian McGuire
Publisher: Scribner UK
Availability: Amazon UK