Wreckers Must Breathe

Hammond Innes

Verlag: Fontana/Collins, 1987
ISBN 10: 0006164862 / ISBN 13: 9780006164869
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Inhaltsangabe: A story set in Cornwall where, below the cliffs, a fleet of German U-boats lie hidden. Their target is the merchantmen and their ships, the lifeline of wartime Britain. Journalist Walter Craig, who is holidaying in the area, becomes entangled in the events going on around him.

About the Author: Ralph Hammond Innes was born in Horsham, Sussex, on 15 July 1913 and educated at Cranbrook School, Kent. He left school aged eighteen, and worked successively in publishing, teaching and journalism. In 1936, in need of money in order to marry, he wrote a supernatural thriller, The Doppleganger, which was published in 1937 as part of a two-year, four book deal. In 1939 Innes moved to a different publisher, and began to write compulsively, continuing to publish throughout his service in the Royal Artillery during the Second World War. Innes travelled widely to research his novels and always wrote from personal experience - his 1940s novels The Blue Ice and The White South were informed by time spent working on a whaling ship in the Antarctic, while The Lonely Skier came out of a post-war skiing course in the Dolomites. He was a keen and accomplished sailor, which passion inspired his 1956 bestseller The Wreck of the Mary Deare. The equally successful 1959 film adaptation of this novel enabled Innes to buy a large yacht, the Mary Deare, in which he sailed around the world for the next fifteen years, accompanied by his wife and fellow author Dorothy Lang. Innes wrote over thirty novels, as well as several works of non-fiction and travel journalism. His thrilling stories of spies, counterfeiters, black markets and shipwreck earned him both literary acclaim and an international following, and in 1978 he was awarded a CBE. Hammond Innes died at his home in Suffolk on 10th June 1998.

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Titel: Wreckers Must Breathe
Verlag: Fontana/Collins
Erscheinungsdatum: 1987
Einband: Paperback

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Buchbeschreibung Fontana, 1968. Buchzustand: Good. 1968. 191 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning. Artikel-Nr. 1508147276KDG

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Buchbeschreibung 1978. Gr. 8° (22,5-25 cm), Hardcover. Goldprägung auf dem Buchrücken und dem Deckel, Kopf-Blauschnitt, Einband mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten mit geringfügigen Gebrauchsspuren, Seiten geringfügig gebräunt, ansonsten SEHR GUTER Zustand! 1056 Seiten Englisch 1430g. Artikel-Nr. 77755

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