Sara Wheeler

Destination Kugluktuk

Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage


Jonathan Cape 264pp £16.99 order from our bookshop

Kathleen Winter was working as an itinerant writer, with three books of fiction to her name, when a friend called saying he had been offered a berth as writer-in-residence on a tourist ship. The two-week journey was to begin on the east coast of Greenland and proceed across the Davis Strait and through the channels of the Northwest Passage, ending in the Canadian settlement of Kugluktuk. The friend had to pull out. Would Winter go instead?

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