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Harpoon at a venture

Gavin Maxwell

Harpoon at a venture

by Gavin Maxwell

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shark fishing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGavin Maxwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSH351.S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15047477M
    ISBN 100450012360
    OCLC/WorldCa16192929

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Harpoon Venture book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Here are the wonderful islands, the strange facts of shark life, bir 4/5. Harpoon Venture Paperback – Septem by Gavin Maxwell (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gavin Maxwell Page.

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Anyone with even a vague interest in terrorism and how we go about dealing with it would do well to read this book/5(). Harpoon Venture is the detailed account of the author¿s attempt and subsequent failure Harpoon at a venture book start a Basking shark fishery off the coast of Scotland on the economically depressed isle of Soay.

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From the Back Cover. Harpoon Venture is the thrilling story of Gavin Maxwell's four years hunting the basking shark. When Maxwell, best known for Ring of Bright Water, acquired a small island off Scotland after World War Two, he decided to hunt the thirty-foot leviathan of 4/5(55).

In Harpoon at a Venture Maxwell describes his attempts to set up a Shark Fishing business on the remote Hebridean Island of Soay. It's quite hard to categorise this book as it is has bit of everything and it is certainly far more than just a description of the adventures involved in shark fishing/5(10).

Download harpoon at a venture ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format. harpoon at a venture also available in docx and mobi. This, his first book, tells the whole story - the challenge and drama of the shark hunt, the development of catching techniques and equipment, the men who worked with him and some of the frustrations of starting a new.

Get print book. No eBook available. Harpoon Venture. Gavin Maxwell. Viking Press, - Shark fisheries - pages. 0 Reviews. Here are the wonderful islands, the strange facts of shark life, birds, and other fish in vivid brilliance; here too the men and the boats and the excitement and the disappointments in the working life".

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All that changed when I read Harpoon at a Venture (). It is an extraordinary work: a militarised Moby-Dick, an epic of abjection, a saga of cetacide and capital. Harpoon Venture is the detailed account of the author's attempt and subsequent failure to start a Basking shark fishery off the coast of Scotland on the economically depressed isle of Soay.

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out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and /5(7).Download PDF Harpoon At A Venture book full free. Harpoon At A Venture available for download and read online in other formats."Harpoon at a Venture" AUTHOR: Gavin Maxwell ISBN:1 28 1 PRICE: hb £ pb £ PAGES: OVERVIEW: The first book by Scottish naturalist Gavin Maxwell, who was also the author of "Ring of Bright Water".

In this work he describes an exciting attempt to establish a shark fishery based in the Hebridean island of Soay during the.