The Voyage of the Narwhal

The Voyage of the Narwhal

A Novel

Book - 1998 | 1st ed
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An expedition by sea to the Arctic in 1885 to search for the explorer, John Franklin. The protagonists are two men from Philadelphia, the dynamic but foolhardy organizer and his companion, a naturalist who considers himself a loser. The loser lives, the dynamo dies. By the author of Ship Fever.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1998
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393319507
0393319504
9780393046328
039304632X
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 399 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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ontherideau Jan 02, 2018

"Barrett tells a gripping story shaped by masterful interpretations of the paradigms of science and the volatile nature of the mind, a wilderness every bit as challenging as the forbidding Arctic."
The above quote sums up my view of this book. I read it many years ago but remember it still.

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