Dead Calm

By: Williams, Charles

Price: $8.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Canadian printing of the classic suspense novel that was the basis for the 1989 film of the same name (also for The Deep, an Orson Welles movie that was never completed). A couple honeymooning aboard their yacht in the Indian Ocean rescue a young man claiming to have escaped from a nearby ship that is sinking. When the newlywed husband gets suspicious and heads out to inspect the other ship he finds a much-different scenario, but before he can get back to his wife he must help repair the sinking ship. Tension ensues. 176 pages. Very light eddewear, thin crease to bottom right corner of front cover, mild surface wear. Tight, square, clean.

Title: Dead Calm

Author Name: Williams, Charles

Illustrator: Bill Johnson (cover illustration)

Categories: Mystery--Suspense--Thriller (paperback), Vintage Paperbacks (pre-1970),

Edition: 1st Avon edition

Publisher: New York, Avon G1255: 1965

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: Sextodecimo -- from 5.75" to 6.75"

Seller ID: 018224

Keywords: NOISBN, Bill Johnson, murder, Indian Ocean, honeymoons, honeymooners, agoraphobia