The North Water
Score: 4.5
From 311 Ratings

The North Water


  • Author: Ian McGuire
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 1646493 Bytes


One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the YearNational BestsellerLonglisted for the Man Booker PrizeWinner of the RSL Encore AwardFinalist for the Los Angeles Book PrizeA New York Times and Wall Street Journal BestsellerNamed a Best Book of the Year by Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, New Statesman, Publishers Weekly, and Chicago Public LibraryBehold the man: stinking, drunk, and brutal. Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaler bound for the rich hunting waters of the arctic circle. Also aboard for the first time is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army surgeon with a shattered reputation, no money, and no better option than to sail as the ship's medic on this violent, filthy, and ill-fated voyage....

Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South Part One
Score: 4.5
From 112 Ratings

Avatar: The Last Airbender--North and South Part One


  • Author: Various Authors
  • Release Date : 2016-09-27
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • File Size: 77673640 Bytes


From National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Eisner Award winner, and #1 New York Times bestseller Gene Yang!When Aang leaves to aid Zuko with the Kemurikage, Katara and Sokka return to the Southern Water Tribe by themselves. Katara is shocked to find that her beloved village has become a bustling city, with none other than their father, Hakoda, in charge! A northerner named Malina seems to be behind this change, pushing the North and South to be more unified . . . but what are her true goals?* The official continuation of Airbender from its creators, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko!...

The North Water
Score: 3.5
From 44 Ratings

The North Water


  • Author : Ian McGuire
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627795951


The North Water Book Description :

One of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of the Year National Bestseller Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Winner of the RSL Encore Award Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize A New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Named a Best Book of the Year by Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, New Statesman, Publishers Weekly, and Chicago Public Library Behold the man: stinking, drunk, and brutal. Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaler bound for the rich hunting waters of the arctic circle. Also aboard for the first time is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army surgeon with a shattered reputation, no money, and no better option than to sail as the ship's medic on this violent, filthy, and ill-fated ...

The North Water
Score: 3.5
From 44 Ratings

The North Water


  • Author : Ian McGuire
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-02-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781471151279


The North Water Book Description :

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016 A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN NOTABLE BOOK 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE 2017 -- Winner of the RSL Encore Award 2017 -- A ship sets sail with a killer on board . . . 1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the British Army with his reputation in tatters, Patrick Sumner has little option but to accept the position of ship's surgeon on this ill-fated voyage. But when, deep into the journey, a cabin boy is discovered brutally killed, Sumner finds himself forced to act. Soon he will face an evil even greater than he had encountered at the siege of Delhi, in the shape of Henry Drax: harpooner, murderer, monster . . . 'A tour de force' Hilary Mantel 'Riveting and darkly br...

The North Water

The North Water


  • Author : Ian McGuire
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781627795944


The North Water Book Description :

"A fast-paced, gripping story set in a world of gruesome violence and perversity, where 'why?' is not a question and murder happens on a whim: but where a very faint ray of grace and hope lights up the landscape of salt and blood and ice. A tour de force of narrative tension and a masterful reconstruction of a lost world that seems to exist at the limits of the human imagination." --Hilary Mantel “This is a novel that takes us to the limits of flesh and blood. Utterly convincing and compelling, remorselessly vivid, and insidiously witty, The North Water is a startling achievement.” --Martin Amis A nineteenth-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....

The Abstainer

The Abstainer


  • Author : Ian McGuire
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-09-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593133897


The Abstainer Book Description :

“A brilliant historical novel; part Cormac McCarthy and part Raymond Chandler.”—Philipp Meyer, author of The Son An Irishman in nineteenth-century England is forced to take sides when his nephew joins the bloody underground movement for independence in this propulsive novel from the acclaimed author of The North Water. Manchester, England, 1867. The rebels will be hanged at dawn, and their brotherhood is already plotting its revenge. Stephen Doyle, an Irish-American veteran of the Civil War, arrives in Manchester from New York with a thirst for blood. He has joined the Fenians, a secret society intent on ending British rule in Ireland by any means necessary. Head Constable James O’Connor has fled grief and drink in Dublin for a sober start in...

Water in the Middle East and in North Africa

Water in the Middle East and in North Africa


  • Author : Fathi Zereini
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783662108666


Water in the Middle East and in North Africa Book Description :

This volume presents the latest research related to the current water situation, as well as its significance for the peaceful coexistence of the neighbouring countries. The book focuses on crucial topics: water resources, water protection, water management and water as a source of conflict. Topics such as sewage disposal and soil protection, as well as the transfer of environmental technology are also discussed....

Ancient Boats in North West Europe

Ancient Boats in North West Europe


  • Author : Sean Mcgrail
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317882381


Ancient Boats in North West Europe Book Description :

At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative survey of water transport across Northern Europe from the Late Palaeolithic to the later Middle Ages, using evidence of excavations, but also documentary sources, iconographic and ethnographic evidence. In the process he answers such key questions as How were these boats built? What sort of environment were they used in? What speeds could they achieve? and how were they navigated?...

The Water Dancer
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

The Water Dancer


  • Author : Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Publisher : One World
  • Release Date : 2019-09-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399590603


The Water Dancer Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me, a boldly conjured debut novel about a magical gift, a devastating loss, and an underground war for freedom. “This potent book about America’s most disgraceful sin establishes [Ta-Nehisi Coates] as a first-rate novelist.”—San Francisco Chronicle NOMINATED FOR THE NAACP IMAGE AWARD • NAMED ONE OF PASTE’S BEST NOVELS OF THE DECADE • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Time • NPR • The Washington Post • Chicago Tribune • Vanity Fair • Esquire • Good Housekeeping • Paste • Town & Country • The New York Public Library • Kirkus Reviews • Library Journal “Nearly every paragraph i...

The Water Energy Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa

The Water Energy Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa


  • Author : Martin Keulertz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-10-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317201243


The Water Energy Food Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa Book Description :

This book discusses key issues concerning water, energy and food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. It provides an interdisciplinary account of current developments in the most water-scarce and conflict-torn region in the world. Key analysts on MENA water, agriculture and energy affairs have been drawn together to compile one of the first edited volumes dedicated to the crucial role of water, energy and food security in the 21st century MENA region. It will be of interest to decision-makers, analysts and students of the future of the Middle East from a broad range of disciplines including the physical and social sciences. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development....

This Water Goes North

This Water Goes North


  • Author : Dennis Weidemann
  • Publisher : Manitenahk
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0979685206


This Water Goes North Book Description :

Chronicles the summer canoe trip from Minnesota to Manitoba taken by the author and three friends in 1979....

Landfalls
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Landfalls


  • Author : Naomi J. Williams
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2015-08-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780374712471


Landfalls Book Description :

The gripping story of a dramatic eighteenth-century voyage of discovery from Naomi J. Williams In her wildly inventive debut novel, Naomi J. Williams reimagines the historical La Pérouse expedition, a voyage of exploration that left Brest in 1785 with two frigates, two hundred men, and overblown Enlightenment ideals and expectations, in a brave attempt to circumnavigate the globe for science and the glory of France. Deeply grounded in historical fact but refracted through a powerful imagination, Landfalls follows the exploits and heartbreaks not only of the men on the ships but also of the people affected by the voyage-natives and other Europeans the explorers encountered, loved ones left waiting at home, and those who survived and remembered the ex...