Dead Calm   by Charles Williams

Dead Calm by Charles Williams



Hardcover Book of the Month edition published by Viking in 1963. Moderate wear to the dust jacket, see photos. The vintage dust jacket turned face out on the shelf catches your eye!

Rae and Ingram are 19 days out of the Panama Canal, sailing slowly across the wide, flat Pacific on the Saracen, when they find Hughie Warriner in his dinghy. He was on a pleasure cruise on his yacht, the Orpheus, he says, when food poisoning killed his passengers and his ship began to sink. After an alleged ten days of desperately fighting to stay afloat, he spied the Saracen and rowed to his salvation. That is his story....