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Mary Deare.

Hammond Innes

Mary Deare.

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Published by Companion book club in London .
Written in English


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Pagination288p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19102543M


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Overall, The Wreck of the Mary Deare is a page-turner. It was great to read shortly after its release, every bit as exciting during a second read nearly sixty years later, and much better than the movie that bears the same name/5().

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The Wreck of the Mary Deare is a Metrocolor (in CinemaScope) British-American thriller film directed by Michael Anderson and starring Gary Cooper and Charlton Heston, and featuring Michael Redgrave, Cecil Parker, Richard Harris and John Le screenplay by Eric Ambler was based on the novel of the same name by Hammond InnesMusic by: George Duning.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Wreck of the Mary Deare.4/5(2). High-level spoilers ahead. The Wreck of the Mary Deare, written in by Hammond Innes, belongs to the genre of adventure and drama tales that crosses the gap between great literature and pure a land-lubber who’s only sea-faring experience is a few long off-shore jaunts on deep-sea fishing boats, a couple of yacht trips, and the growl of coastal ferries, its difficult to.

The crew of the small craft leaps into action, straining the Sea Witch's sails to the limit, barely getting her out of the way. John Sands, captain of the Sea Witch, catches a glimpse of the great ship as it passes by: Her name is Mary Deare, and her crew is nowhere to be seen.

A salvage expert, Sands sees a payday in the abandoned, drifting hulk. He was a keen and accomplished sailor, which passion inspired his bestseller The Wreck of the Mary Deare. The equally successful 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.

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The Wreck of the Mary Deare gave me a total love of thrillers and/ Talented special effects and adventure director Michael Anderson (Around the World in 80 Days, ) keeps the suspense going in this drama about the wreck of the Mary Deare.

John Sands (Charleton 5/5(3). The book was made into a film with Charlton Heston as Sands, and Gary Cooper as Captain patch. It is a classic called, aptly, "The Wreck of the Mary Deare".

Although not following exactly the same as the book, it is still a well done Movie, a classic old movie well worth seeing. I actually saw the movie first, and had to read the book. 3D model of the Mary Deare after the book and film the Wreck of the Mary Deare by Hammond Innes.

Video is made in Google Earth. The 'Mary Deare' was a ton freighter and apparent abandoned 'ghost-ship', which emerged one night from severe Biscay gales into the English Channel, and into the newspaper headlines. It falls to John Sands, a salvage operator, to investigate what had happened to her.

Get this from a library. The wreck of the Mary Deare. [Hammond Innes] -- Novel of an obsolete ocean freighter, a veteran of both World Wars, and of Gideon Patch. The Wreck of the Mary Deare gets bogged down in a literal telling of a story that eventually collapses under the weight of logic. There's a certain interest in the realistic scenes aboard the ship in a storm but the only suspense generated comes from the main character's refusal to share information, with both Charlton Heston and with us.

Try reading this book with an atlantic storm hammering at your window. However, this is a fanatastic read, the tension palpable from the very first page. Innes is great at being able to make you feel as though you are part of the story.

i ve read this book countless times and i /5(). The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Hammond Innes Collection Volume One: The Wreck of the Mary Deare, Wreckers Must Breathe, and The Land God Gave to Cain by. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Open Road Media. The Wreck of the Mary Deare One of my favorite model ship movies, the Wreck of the Mary Deare has some marvelous miniature ship shots filmed in what was a ft square tank on backlot 3 at MGM studios, now sadly housing.

New York: Knopf, First Edition - American. Signed by the cast and crew of the acclaimed film to the book’s author Hammond Innes, including Gary Cooper and Charlton Heston with the following inscriptions: “and Many thanks for ‘Patch’ [Cooper’s character, Gideon Patch], Sincerely, Gary Cooper” and “With admiration for the book and thanks for the part.

The Wreck of the Mary Deare () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled and, as a result, vindicate his good name. —Gabe. ‎ This thrilling nautical mystery begins with an empty ship coasting through the dark and unfolds into a courtroom drama.

On a cold, foggy night, a little sailboat called the Sea Witch is cruising calmly through the dark when a freighter suddenly rears out of the mist /5(5). Faint hint of dust soiling to the cloth at the spine, else a fine fresh copy in a dust jacket with a slight trace of sunning at spine.

The author’s most famous work and the basis of the acclaimed film, The Wreck of the Mary Deare, starring Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, and Michael Redgrave. One of the great nautical novels of : INNES, HAMMOND.

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Getting the ship safely to port and unraveling the mystery of why it was abandoned will push Sands to his breaking point—and reveal the.

The Wreck of the Mary Deare gave me a total love of thrillers and Hammond Innes is an absolutely brilliant writer -- Minette Walters Hammond Innes surely the doyen of the well-made modern thriller, Daily Telegraph They say people can’t write stories anymore.

Tell /5(). the wreck of the mary deare by Hammond Innes ‧ RELEASE DATE: N/A Now Literary Guild selection, this report is repeated from the May 15th bulletin as follows: ""A new adventure story again offers some excellent excitement and the sea this time is an implacable opponent and the final repository of the many dark deeds which led to the wreck of.

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Build-in Book Search. Search results for: ''The Wreck of Mary Deare'' The Wreck of the Mary Deare Hammond Innes. The battered hulk of a huge ship looms out of the stinging spray of a furious gale.

Only one man, half-mad, remains aboard, working without sleep or sustenance to save her from this man is no hero, and this ship was not.

The book was made into a film with Charlton Heston as Sands, and Gary Cooper as Captain patch. It is a classic called, aptly, "The Wreck of the Mary Deare". Although not following exactly the same as the book, it is still a well done Movie, a classic old movie well worth seeing.

I actually saw the movie first, and had to read the book.5/5(1). The Wreck of the Mary Deare is likely Hammond Innes' most famous and successful work, helped in part by the feature film made just three years after the novel's publication.

It opens with thrills and adventure and never really stops. Even a lengthy courtroom scene covering the middle of the story works only to enhance tension and suspense/5(13). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Wreck of the Mary Deare by Hammond Innes (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products!. As for the nationality of Mary Deare's John Sands, Mike Duncan and Harold Lowden (Hal), I'd always assumed that they were British but, you're right, the book doesn't seem to specify a nationality for any of them. I would assume that this was deliberate on the part of Innes, together with the 1st person narrative, to ensure "buy-in" from the reader.The Wreck of the Mary Deare (Pb).

Author:Innes, Hammond. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books USA was founded in The Wreck of the Mary Deare The mystery of a 'ghost' ship looming suddenly out of the night, with only a crazed and battered captain aboard, is solved skillfully and with a good deal of suspense.