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DFEPUB or came the letter that turned his trading plans upside down Find out what has happened to Moniue please and the fa Between 1946 and 1950 Hammond Innes wrote seven books Of these postwar adventure thrillers five had as their setting either Cornwall or Italy In the case of the first of those novels Dead and Alive the locations for the story are both Cornwall and Italy This plot creates something of a template for Innes in the immediate postwar years He doesn t decisively break with it until writing Air Bridge in 1951But here with Dead and Alive the author displays a postwar maturity that gave every indication of a writer who could grow with his material And that is what he would do shifting to ever exotic locales in the Mediterranean Africa the Pacific Canada North Africa Australia and Southeast Asia A couple of things emerge as well Innes fondness for employing World War II surplus landing craft in his stories his dislike of despotism and petty tyranny to the point that even his somewhat indifferent protagonists a Ty jesteś moje imię either Cornwall or Italy In the case of the first of those novels Dead and Alive the locations for the story are both Cornwall and Italy This plot creates something of a template for Innes in the immediate postwar years He doesn t decisively break with it until writing Air Bridge in 1951But here with Dead and Alive the author displays a postwar maturity that gave The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy every indication of a writer who could grow with his material And that is what he would do shifting to Complete Amber Sourcebook ever Jadę sobie. Azja. Przewodnik dla podróżujących kobiet exotic locales in the Mediterranean Africa the Pacific Canada North Africa Australia and Southeast Asia A couple of things Sweet Alien (Reestrian Mates, emerge as well Innes fondness for Detective Wanda Wolfe employing World War II surplus landing craft in his stories his dislike of despotism and petty tyranny to the point that Riverside. Sen w wysokiej rozdzielczości even his somewhat indifferent protagonists a

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David Cunningham turned the wreck of an old landing craft into a vessel which would make any skipper proud Then Dead and P With a title doubtless designed to recall those wanted posters from the wild west of America Innes novel is about an eually lawless region Italy in the immediate aftermath of the second world war And yet it opens not in the dry fly ridden south of the peninsula but on the cold wet North Cornish coastIntriguingly the star opening the show is a wreck Specifically a landing craft an LCT Mark 4 stranded on Boscastle beach not far from King Arthur s Castle at Tintagel And it will lead to a uest in which narrator David Cunningham will play the chivalrous knight seeking a damsel in distressBut not before he his business partner and his crew of two have black marketeers gun runners resurgent fascists gangsters a forger and a rapist to cope with and a ruined infrastructure to negotiate Dead and Alive is an old fashioned adventure novel a mix of traditional virtues and of stark realism that typified stiff upper Mating Flight eually lawless region Italy in the immediate aftermath of the second world war And yet it opens not in the dry fly ridden south of the peninsula but on the cold wet North Cornish coastIntriguingly the star opening the show is a wreck Specifically a landing craft an LCT Mark 4 stranded on Boscastle beach not far from King Arthur s Castle at Tintagel And it will lead to a uest in which narrator David Cunningham will play the chivalrous knight seeking a damsel in distressBut not before he his business partner and his crew of two have black marketeers gun runners resurgent fascists gangsters a forger and a rapist to cope with and a ruined infrastructure to negotiate Dead and Alive is an old fashioned adventure novel a mix of traditional virtues and of stark realism that typified stiff upper

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Ded image with it seemed to leave him no alternative The letter took him to the Camorra to pay the bloody ransom for a lif I liked this shortish old fashioned novel about an adventure in Europe after the second world war With old fashioned I mean the kind of innocence even in a story where there was violence criminals and prostitution Nothing was described in bloody detailed manner which is the trend nowadaysA story about the salvation and refurbishment of a stranded WWII boat accurately a LCT landing ship tank and its new maiden voyage to Italy with materials lorries tobacco to be traded and exchanged to something which would be valuable in England eg vine and Italian spirits Bilateral trade with a single shipWhen I was a teenager I liked Alistair MacLean s novels much than Innes s books but I think Innes is actually a bit to adult taste I must check if my impression is correct and read again the other three novels I have from himThe Finnish translation was also old fashioned and there were some obvious mis translation


6 thoughts on “Dead and Alive

  1. says:

    With a title doubtless designed to recall those wanted posters from the wild west of America Innes' novel is about an eually lawless region Italy in the immediate aftermath of the second world war And yet it opens

  2. says:

    Between 1946 and 1950 Hammond Innes wrote seven books Of these postwar adventure thrillers five had as their se

  3. says:

    I liked this shortish old fashioned novel about an adventure in Europe after the second world war With old fashioned I mean the kind of innocence even in a story where there was violence criminals and prostitution Nothing was described in bloody detailed manner which is the trend nowadaysA story about the salvation and refurbishment of a stranded WWII boat accurately a LCT landing ship tank and its new maiden voyage to Italy with materia

  4. says:

    Another very enjoyable read from Hammond Innes Good characters and plot the imagery excellent as always This is uite a short story but has many twists and turns throughout

  5. says:

    I read this in the interests of research needing some background information about skullduggery at sea Not entirely fulfilled by this since it was written in 1946 when conversations were evidently longer winded and better spoken and the gap between men and officers deep as Cheddar Gorge But nevertheless well rea

  6. says:

    I have read Hammond Innes for many years and he has always been one of my favorite asuthors Probably read this many years ago and didn't remember; however it was well worth the read Not only does this author provide pure adventure he has amazing powers of descriptive prose

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