Classic Fantasy and Science Fiction


The Wind Whales of Ishmael

written by Philip Jose Farmer

published in 1971
by Ace Books

A novel


Cover Notes

A far-future sequel to Herman Melville's Moby-Dick.

Ishmael, lone survivor of the doomed whaling ship Pequod, falls through a rift in time and space to a future Earth - an Earth of blood-sucking vegetation and a blood-red sun, of barren canyons where once the Pacific Ocean roared.

Here too there are whales to hunt - but whales that soar through a dark blue sky....

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