A sea-story of vivid adventures, "In Hazard" is set on board the British ship Archimedes which is bound for the Far East from Norfolk (Virginia) via the Panama Canal. When the crew suddenly find themselves in the middle of a violent hurricane the book becomes an absorbing study of how different men behave when faced with danger.
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Richard Hughes was born in 1900. Living much of his life in a castle in Wales, he wrote poems and plays as well as novels. He died in 1976Review:
"To take the same subject as Conrad in Typhoon would be foolhardy if it were not so triumphantly justified" -- Graham Greene
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Book Description Vintage, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 608 pages. 7.80x5.04x0.39 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0099437449
Book Description Vintage/Ebury (a Division of Random, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099437449