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The Voyage of the Narwhal

Out of Print

By: Andrea Barrett(Author)

397 pages, no illustrations

Harper Collins

Paperback | Mar 2000 | #105200 | ISBN: 0006551416
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About this book

Intelligent, accessible literary fiction of the highest order. Superbly dramatic and beautifully readable.

A terrific tale of high endeavour and polar peril, this is the story of a scientific expedition to the Arctic in 1855 and the women the explorers left behind.

A brilliant portrait of Victorian society obsessed with mapping and classifying everything under the sun – including the icy Arctic – where the emancipation of women and the evolution of species are the next great revolutions just stirring into life.

"A great, shivery, seductive read."
- Elle

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