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Not forgetting the whale

Author: J W Ironmonger
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a young man washes up, naked, on the sands of St Piran, he is quickly rescued by the villagers. From the retired village doctor and the schoolteacher, to the beachcomber and the owner of the local bar, the priest's wife and the romantic novelist, they take this lost soul into their midst. But what the villagers don't know is that Joe Haak worked as an analyst and has fled the City amid fears of a worldwide  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Ironmonger
ISBN: 9780297608219 0297608215 9780297872030 0297872036
OCLC Number: 907942687
Description: 368 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: John Ironmonger.

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For fans of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The Rosie Project, the tale of a man running from his life only to find it again in a small fishing community in Cornwall.  Read more...

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a warm-hearted book crammed with interesting ideas. It's a book full of doomsday predictions with a Cityboy in a starring role that makes the world seem like a more hopeful place. It's also very, Read more...

 
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