A cracking Simenon thriller
First UK edition, first printing hardback in dustwrapper. 19 × 13cm, 186pp.
Heir to a large fortune, René Maréchal is in hiding on a tropical island near Tahiti. This results in a gang of adventurers competing with one another to find him and claim the reward on offer for discovering his whereabouts but murder soon follows... This book was filmed in 1958 with Roger Livesey.
A good solid copy. The book has tanning to the margins and foxing to the page edges. The dustwrapper is lightly creased with some tanning to the rear, it remains very attractive , it has not been price clipped and is now within a protective sleeve.
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