Walpurgis Tide

Walpurgis Tide

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Two British environmental activists are discovered dead amongst the whale corpses after a whale-kill in Torshavn. The detective Hannis Martinsson is asked to investigate by a representative of the organisation Guardians of the Sea - who shortly afterwards is killed when his private plane crashes. Suspicion falls on Faroese hunters, angry at persistent interference in their traditional whale hunt; but the investigation leads Martinsson to a much larger group of international vested interests, and the discovery of a plot which could devastate the whole country.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15mm | 280g
  • Norvik Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1909408247
  • 9781909408241
  • 46,095

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"Faroese author Isaksen makes his English-language debut with this relentlessly suspenseful mystery. . . Isaksen explores the ancient Faroese occupation of whale hunting while spinning a thoroughly engrossing story." -- Publishers Weekly "Publishers Weekly"
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