HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Shiver by Nikki Gemmell
Loading...

Shiver

by Nikki Gemmell

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
138None86,938 (3.41)3

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 3 mentions

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

A young woman gets the chance of a lifetime. To go to "the land of mythical tragedies, the place of ships' hulls being crushed by ice, of long journeys into darkness and death, of soles falling from feet and being strapped back on, of teeth freezing and splitting, fingers dying, toenails coming away, mates disappearing through holes in the ice, mates walking away into blizzards, saying I'm just going outside and may be some time , and never coming back ..." Surrounded by the cruel beauty of the last great wilderness on earth, she finds herself transfixed by the power of land. Travelling and living with a close-knit and idiosyncratic team, Fin learns the rules and taboos of community life in Antartica, and then promptly breaks the strictest taboo of all - she falls in love. The consequences are shattering.… (more)

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
7 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.41)
0.5 1
1 1
1.5
2 3
2.5 1
3 10
3.5 5
4 11
4.5 1
5 4

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 119,394,067 books! | Top bar: Always visible