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y separately published work icon The War of Four Isles single work   novel   young adult   fantasy  
Is part of Ship Kings Andrew McGahan , 2011 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 The War of Four Isles
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''The ancient mapmaker had inscribed a warning within the great empty shadow on his chart, words that echoed down to Dow from half a thousand years before.

'Here be whales in great number.

'And here be monsters of the deep that riseth to feast upon them.'

'Nearly three years have passed since Dow Amber escaped the ruin of the Twelfth Kingdom. In that time, war has raged across the Four Isles, but Dow himself has been hidden away by his Twin Islands hosts, relegated to a backwater of the war in the company of the beguiling Cassandra.

'But when word reaches Dow that Ignella of the Cave has been imprisoned on the infamous Ship Kings dungeon-isle of Banishment, he can be patient no longer. He sets forth on an epic voyage that will take him halfway around the world – defying storm and monster, betrayal and despair – to the heart of the greatest battle of the age, and to the discovery at last of his true purpose upon the high seas.

'The War of the Four Isles is the third volume in Andrew McGahan's momentous Ship Kings series.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 480p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2014
      ISBN: 9781743315095
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2016 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 480p.
      Note/s:
      • Published May 2016
      ISBN: 9781760291693

Works about this Work

Review : The War of the Four Isles Helen Purdie , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 29 no. 4 2014; (p. 24)

— Review of The War of Four Isles Andrew McGahan , 2014 single work novel
Review : The War of the Four Isles Helen Purdie , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 29 no. 4 2014; (p. 24)

— Review of The War of Four Isles Andrew McGahan , 2014 single work novel
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