The "Quest", formerly a Norwegian whaler, has become a cruise-ship for an unusual holiday in the ice-strewn Antarctic. Serving aboard is a Norwegian ex-Nazi, determined to complete an act of treachery he began during the war.
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Geoffrey Jenkins was born in 1920 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and educated in the old Transvaal, where he wrote his first book-a legal history-at the age of seventeen. After leaving school he worked as a sub-editor in Zimbabwe, later becoming a newspaperman in both Britain and South Africa. He combined a most successful career in journalism with a life-long interest in the sea, and his knowledge of ships and sailing has provided the background to many of his novels. His first novel, A Twist of Sand, was published in 1959 and immediately became a bestseller; it was later filmed. Eight more most successful novels followed having sold over five million copies in twenty-three different languages. www.geoffrey-jenkins.co.za
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Book Description Fontana Press, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6161162