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Issue Details: First known date: 1976... 1976 The Navigator
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'Son of a Norwegian master-mariner and grandson of Kaloni, the last of the great Polynesian navigators, Gunnar Thorkild is a man consumed by a dream. Convinced that the Polynesians' legendary Island of the Dead is real, he risks his career, his life—and those of his fellow adventurers—to find it.

'Shipwrecked on the very island they seek, the castaways are forced to leave behind everything they know and rely upon. To survive in this lush tropical paradise, they must make new laws of power and property, of sex and marriage.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

Notes

  • Epigraph: Three quotations from Robert Browning's Pippa Passes, Doxology and Pacific Islands Pilot.
  • Dedication: This book is for those of us,/Children still,/Who, even at the gates of midnight,/Dream of sunrise.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Collins ,
      1976 .
      Extent: 303p.
      ISBN: 000222267
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      William Morrow ,
      1976 .
      Extent: 407p.
      ISBN: 0688030610
    • Boston, Massachusetts,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      G. K. Hall ,
      1977 .
      Extent: 639p.
      ISBN: 0816164819
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Pocket Books ,
      1977 .
      Extent: 425p.
      ISBN: 0671809865
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Fontana ,
      1978 .
      Extent: 317p.
      ISBN: 000615221X
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heinemann ,
      1991 .
      Extent: 303p.
      ISBN: 0434858951
    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Mandarin , 1992 .
      Extent: 303p.
      ISBN: 0749320788
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2017 .
      image of person or book cover 6787913572493640864.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 304p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2017.

      ISBN: 9781760297657, 9781760638474
Alternative title: El navegante
Language: Spanish

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Untitled R. Nicholls , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 January 1977; (p. 15)

— Review of The Navigator Morris West , 1976 single work novel
Untitled R. Nicholls , 1977 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 8 January 1977; (p. 15)

— Review of The Navigator Morris West , 1976 single work novel
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