A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
After Philip Stenning is involved in a near-fatal plane crash, he feels he owes a debt of gratitude to the man who rescued him. However, his mysterious saviour is an escaped convict, and his determination to help him leads Stenning into a tense and dramatic adventure of intrigue, drug-running and murder.
“Any book by Nevil Shute is a delight”
“A brilliantly descriptive writer, a master of suspense”