Questions tagged [ian-mcguire]

Questions about the works of the English author and academic Ian McGuire (born 1964) and his life as a writer.

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What role or symbolic purpose do polar bears serve in The North Water?

The North Water by Ian McGuire is a modern novel in the tradition of historical realism, set in the high arctic. It is a violent, masculine novel with a clear debt to the work of Cormac McCarthy which ...