Westwind (novel)

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Westwind
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First edition
AuthorIan Rankin
CountryScotland
LanguageEnglish
Genre Thriller
Publisher Barrie & Jenkins
Publication date
1990
Media typePrint (Hardcover)
Pages224 pp
ISBN 0-7126-3626-9

Westwind is a 1990 novel written by Ian Rankin, and is one of the author's earliest works.

Contents

Plot summary

The Zephyr computer system monitors the progress of the United Kingdom's only spy satellite. When this system briefly goes offline, the book's main characters Hepton and Dreyfuss (the sole survivor of a space shuttle crash) have the only key to the enigma that must be solved if both men are to stay alive. [1]

Release details

The book was reissued, with slight modifications, in November 2019. [2]

Footnotes

  1. "Westwind by Ian Rankin". www.fantasticfiction.com.
  2. Thorpe, Vanessa (10 November 2019). "Ian Rankin relaunches the novel he once hoped to bury". The Observer. Retrieved 10 February 2020.

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