Cape of Storms Author:John Gordon Davis James McQuade signs up for five months of each year with the All England Whaling Company based in Capetown, South Africa, and each year he becomes more disillusioned with the hunting and killing of whales. This year, he meets Victoria Rhodes. She is a nurse on the factory ship. Her background is uncertain. The "Coloureds" aboard believe she is o... more »ne of them. The White Capetowners believe she is White. McQuade knows she is a woman he can love. And he does. And life aboard his corvette and the factory ship becomes a turmoil of fear, terror, and violence.
Each page is alive in this powerful novel of love and hope, touched by the tragedy of whaling, the cruelty of apartheid, and the pure and implacable beauties of the Antartic world.« less