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The Black Tide

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Karen and Trevor have seen too many oil tankers run aground near Land's End, their poisonous cargo turning the waters black and suffocating all natural life for miles around. The Petros Jupiter is the latest devastating wreck, and tired of local committees that have no effect, Karen resolves on more drastic measures. It is left to her husband to unravel the tragedy and mys ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 564 pages
Published December 31st 1982 by Thorndike Press (first published December 1st 1982)
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Richard
Aug 07, 2011 Richard rated it liked it
I am not quite done with this book yet but I am far enough alone to give it a good first impression before I forget.

Let me start off by saying I am disappointed with this book. That is not to say it is a bad book, I am enjoying it a lot! However it could have been so much better. I am not joking when I say that Part one of this book is among the the best I have read, yet it has all been downhill from there.

The book is written from the first person, which I am not used to despite this it is easy
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Fair. Gave it a 3 because of some parts. I wouldn't spend money on purchasing this book.
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Feb 08, 2013 Rick Piatt rated it liked it
The only way I can describe the experience of reading any Hammond Innes book is to say it feels like I'm reading a 1950's black & white movie. A very good black & white movie.
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Ralph Hammond Innes was an English novelist who wrote over 30 novels, as well as children's and travel books.He was awarded a C.B.E. (Commander, Order of the British Empire) in 1978. The World Mystery Convention honoured Innes with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bouchercon XXIV awards in Omaha, Nebraska, Oct, 1993.

Innes was born in Horsham, Sussex, and educated at the Cranbrook School in Kent
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