Medusa innes hammond. 9780002233767 2019-02-10

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Medusa by Hammond Innes 9780812503913

medusa innes hammond

Bookseller: , New York, United States Tor Books. It was a big bay window we had built out over the roadway to give us more room in the tiny office. The door below me slammed shut and Carp came out, walking across the road to his motor bike, which was parked as usual against one of the old bollards. It had been dusk and I had stopped off to check one of the two villas we had under care in that neighbourhood. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. It was such a lovely morning and I wanted to get out on the water.

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Medusa / the Doomed Oasis By Hammond Innes 9780330436779

medusa innes hammond

How the world has moved on, the novel feels much older than that. Bookseller: , United Kingdom London: Collins, 1988. It felt good, and I stretched my arms. May have owner's name or gift inscription. He was an East Coast man, and that cardigan, or some form of woollen pullover, was never discarded until it was hot enough to melt the tar on the Martires Atlante opposite. The spine may show signs of wear. A curious little tale almost victorian melodrama set in the late 80's Med.

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9780002233767

medusa innes hammond

His output decreased in the 1960s, but was still substantial. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. My attention, however, had been focused on the little man sitting with his back to the window. Not sure why it was so as it added nothing to the plot. Innes resists the current temptation to put superpowers at odds in an inflated nuclear situation. It was in Fornells, a private address, not a hotel.

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Medusa: Hammond Innes: Bloomsbury Reader

medusa innes hammond

Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. And one of the island as a whole if you have it. . I tried to see it in summer, all white stucco and red tiles, cacti on the retaining wall, passion flowers and bougainvillaea, with trailers of morning-glory over a Moroccan-style façade. I toyed with the idea of dropping off at the Flórez garage to see if I could get him to increase his offer for the Santa Maria. Bookseller: , United Kingdom London, Britain: Collins, 1988. Why has she been dispatched under secret orders to be a sitting duck in one of the most vital ports of the Mediterranean? On a personal level, he also becomes locked in a struggle with narrator Mike Steele, an English resident of Minorca, for the attentions of Steele's wife, Suzanne.

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9780002233767

medusa innes hammond

Our hero, Michael runs a small chandlry and villa maintenance business with his heavily pregnant wife Soo. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Both beds had been used, sheets and blankets grubby with dirt, a filthy pile of discarded clothes lying in a corner, and in the bathroom a tap left running, the basin overflowing, the floor awash. It was partly filmed in.

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9780812503913

medusa innes hammond

Then he was walking out with an easy, almost casual wave of the hand, all the hesitancy gone as though relieved to get away from me and out into the sunshine. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Possible writing in margins, possible underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text. I had been more interested in the other two. We had been lucky to get away with it, the boat leaking and one of the spreaders broken so that we could only sail on the port tack.

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9780812503913

medusa innes hammond

We only look after them. Medusa is a brilliantly handled book on two levels-the intimate portrait of a man under terrible personal stress, and at the same time, an astutely constructed political drama of immense excitement. Sunday was the only day we treated ourselves to an English break fast. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday. Our books are carefully described and packaged in boxes not envelopes. He became interested in ecological themes. The villa Miguel Gallardo was now building stood right on the point, a little south and east of one he had completed two years before.

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Medusa by Hammond Innes

medusa innes hammond

His novels are notable for a fine attention to accurate detail in descriptions of places, such as in Air Bridge 1951 , set partially at , after its closure and during the. She was bright-eyed as a cricket, all steamed up about something. Why has she been dispatched under secret orders to be a sitting duck in one of the most vital ports of the Mediterranean? He checked abruptly, head back, looking straight up at me. She had a good head for business and a highly developed sense for property, but politically — she was a fool politically. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. For a moment the two of them were quite still, facing each other.

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9780002233767

medusa innes hammond

Lennie showed me a dirt-encrusted bundle of discarded clothing. Only a few years separate us in age, but at that first meeting he seemed very young. He was waiting for me at the foot of a ladder lashed to the wooden scaffolding. The arrival of Gareth Lloyd Jones, a British navy officer searching for his treacherous half-brother, coincides with three other events: Steele's marital troubles, a pretty archeologist's tripping upon smugglers, and a separatist movement's agitation for the island's independence and alliance with Moscow. This is one of the biggest harbours in the Mediterranean. Dimensions Weight 198 g Width 111 mm Height 178 mm Pagination 352 Editorial Details Format Details A-format paperback Edition Statement New edition.

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9780812503913

medusa innes hammond

Hardback in very good condition, tanned page edges otherwise clean and bright. Why has she been dispatched under secret orders to be a sitting duck in one of the most vital ports of the Mediterranean? Shelf wear and small tears to edges of dust jacket. Black Cloth Covers; White Endpapers; book is clean and tight; dustjacket is protected by a mylar wrapper and is clean and bright; dustjacket has one small chip at front spine gutter base; 8vo; 350 pages Bookseller: , Georgia, United States London: Collins, 1988. The sudden warmth had brought the wild flowers out, the green of the fields a chequerboard of colour, yellow mainly, but here and there white splashes of narcissi. Finally, almost reluctantly it seemed, he started across the road. He had picked up Lennie, the Australian who did most of our repainting, but when they had arrived at the villa near Binicalaf Nou they had found the patio door ajar. The urbanization, when it was built, would be facing the open sea and the full brunt of the north winds, so why the hell buy a villa here? Drawn into a close involvement with the Medusa's captain, Gareth Lloyd Jones, ex-adventurer Mike Steele begins a dangerous quest for answers.

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