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The voyage of the Arctic Tern

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A simple fisherman betrays his village for a handful of jewels, a group of courageous Englishmen foils a traitorous Spanish pirate, and a lost soul seeks to redress an ancient wrong by finding a treasure chest.

StatementHugh Montgomery ; illustrated by Nick Poullis.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsPoullis, Nick, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.3.M78115 Vo 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination212 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3956000M
ISBN 100763619027
LC Control Number2001058119
OCLC/WorldCa48870985

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This is a sumptuously designed and unusual book, lavishly illustrated in black-and-white – unusual because it is a novel in verse, and because it links a number of sea stories of long ago with a tale of modern salvage.

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Title: The Voyage of the Arctic Tern Author Name: Montgomery, Hugh Categories: Children's Books: Action & Adventure, Edition: First edition-first printing Publisher: Walker Books: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: Fine Jacket Condition: Fine Type: Book Seller ID: Keywords: Montgomery, Hugh The Voyage of the Arctic.

After completing The Voyage of The Arctic Tern, he received a number of rejections, and so decided to publish the book himself - at his own expense, remortgaging his flat in the process. The risk paid off - every single copy was sold, and The Voyage of The Arctic Tern won the Self-published Book of the Year and the Poetry Book of the Year Award.

British writer Hugh Montgomery's first book, The Voyage of the Arctic Tern, is a sea yarn, "an epic poem that delivers a spine-tingling tale of treachery and redemption, pirates and ghost ships," a reviewer wrote in Publishers Weekly.

Bruno is the captain of a fishing boat, the Arctic Tern. Ghost ships, treachery, murder, pirates, treasure, and one man's journey through time seeking redemption make this a richly satisfying high seas adventure. When Queen Elizabeth hires Lord Hunter to conduct a secret peace mission to the King of Spain, the man he hires as captain of his ship happens to be Bruno, a man who had betrayed his people many years before.

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