Silent Reefs. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: COTTRELL, Dorothy.

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COTTRELL, Dorothy. The Silent Reefs. New York : William Morrow & Company, (copyright 1953). Book Club Edition. Pp (6),1-241,(5). Maps to endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 564 : "an investigation into the shipwreck of a sailingvessell in the post-war West Indies". Their brother is missing and Henri a nd Joseph Christophe sail to the mysterious Purple Reefs, off the coast of Cuba to find some answers. "A story of love and adventure in the West Indies follows the strange disappearance of the motorship, Christophe, lost withall hands in a sea as calm as glass. The Christophes were a French family who had lived on Home Islaijd for generations. The island itself had long been famous fot stories of piracy and lost treasure. But when Capt. Malcolm Christophe bade his wife goodbye and set off on his last voyage, no one dreamed that there would be yet another true mystery to add to the island's store of legend." (from the dj). Ida Dorothy Ottley Cottrell (16 July 1902–29June 1957), better known as Dorothy Cottrell, was an Australian writer. Bo rn in Picton, she contracted infantile paralysis as a child and spent the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Her first novel, The Singing Gold, was published in 1928. She lived for a time in the US and also worked as an artistand cartoonist. The Silent Reefs (1953) was filmed as The Secret of the Pu rple Reef (1960). Very good in dustjacket (spine ends chipped). 12.50

Title: Silent Reefs. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: COTTRELL, Dorothy.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: William Morrow & Company, New York, 1953,:

Seller ID: 114286

Keywords: NAUTICAL LITERATURE SOUTH SEAS MYSTERY AUSTRALIAN,