The Mary Deare.

by Hammond Innes

Publisher: Collins

Written in English
Published: Pages: 256 Downloads: 655
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Edition Notes

Originally published (B56-9349)1956.

The Physical Object
Pagination256p.,21cm
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20358216M

He was married to fellow author and actress Dorothy Mary Lang in who died in Innes' great love and experience of the sea, as an experienced yachtsman, was reflected in many of his novels. He and his wife both travelled in and raced their yachts Triune of Troy and Mary Deare. They lived together in Suffolk for many years. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: The Mary Deare originally published: London: Collins, Description: pages ; 23 cm. The Wreck of the Mary Deare: Hammond Innes: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(4).   He finds one man aboard the Mary Deare, the first officer, who has driven himself half-mad trying to sail the freighter on his own. 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 true nature of greed on the high seas.

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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().

The Mary Deare herself is mentioned by a crew member as ' a floating death-trap of rattling rivets and clanging plates' bound for the scrapyard. The mood throughout the book when dealing with the scenes at sea are atmospheric and moody/5(74).

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THE WRECK OF THE MARY DEARE. The wreck of the mary deare book, The grimm conclusion book summary, A chap who The Mary Deare. book books for other chaps gets a welcome reissue. The Wreck of the Mary Deare gave me a total love of thrillers and/ 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 Mary Deare. [Hammond Innes] -- "The Mary Deare was a 6,ton freighter.

She had been torpedoed three times in two world wars, had been wrecked twice before. She had tramped the seven seas for more than forty years.

At the formal. OCLC Number: Notes: Most later impressions have title: The wreck of the Mary Deare. Maps on lining papers. Description: pages: 2 maps The Mary Deare. book 21 cm. 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.

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. ‎ 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).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Wreck of the Mary Deare by Hammond Innes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to Brand: Open Road Media. 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.

They dismissed the Mary Deare as "a piece of leaking ironmongery taken off the junk heap". For forty years, this 6,ton freighter had tramped the.

Novel of an obsolete ocean freighter, a veteran of both World Wars, and of Gideon Patch, the ship's mate. Published serially as "The Mary Deare.". Hammond Innes has 77 books on Goodreads with ratings. Hammond Innes’s most popular book is The Naked Land. The Wreck of the Mary Deare, Wreckers Must Breathe, and The Land God Gave to Cain by.

Hammond Innes. avg rating — 18 ratings — 2 editions. Directed by Michael Anderson. With Gary Cooper, Charlton Heston, Michael Redgrave, Emlyn Williams. A disgraced merchant marine officer elects to stay aboard his sinking cargo ship in order to prove the vessel was deliberately scuttled /10(K).

This book should be on every school curriculum. Fascinating, exhilarating, saddening, frustrating - this book brings out every emotion humanly possible. The style of writing leaves you feeling the spirit of the Mary Deare and the shifting of her along the reefs of The Minkies.

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The Wreck of the Mary Deare - 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 on a collision course.

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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 ship's mate. Published serially as "The Mary Deare.". 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.

Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Audiobooks The Wreck of the Mary Deare (Vintage Classics) and over million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(). 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. 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.

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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).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 5/5(3).UNFORTUNATELY, Hammond Innes' wonderful sea yarn, "The Wreck of the Mary Deare," is more effective on the printed page than on film, despite the apt, horizon-wide screen of the Roxy.