The Ship Kings: The Coming of the Whirlpool
book | Fiction | 2011
Then the rulers of all the world - the proud and cruel Ship Kings - arrive in the Claw. Dow is fascinated by their fine tall vessels, and even more so by a mysterious girl who lives aboard their flagship.
It is a perilous attraction to be sure, but could it be that his future somehow lies with the Ship Kings? Or will he be called upon to descend to his death, when the terrible whirlpool rises once more?
The Coming of the Whirlpool is the first volume in a stunning series from Miles Franklin Award winner, Andrew McGahan.
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For fans of Hornblower, Ramage and Patrick O’Brien’s Master and Commander series, but also for fantasy lovers. Anyone who likes C. S. Lewis’ Voyage of the Dawn Treader and Robin Hobb’s Liveship Traders trilogy would love this book!