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y separately published work icon Gallows on the Sand : A Novel single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1956... 1956 Gallows on the Sand : A Novel
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'Twenty chests of minted Spanish gold in a sunken galleon—this is the lure that brings historian Renn Lundigan to a tiny island off Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

'Renn enlists islander Johnny Akimoto to teach him scuba diving, but soon realises there's a far greater danger in the reef than the sharks. Gambling den owner Manny Mannix has followed him to the island, and now he threatens not only Renn and Johnny, but also the beautiful young scientist Pat Mitchell.

'Gallows on the Sand is a fast-paced story of high adventure, with the rich characterisation that made Morris West one of the bestselling writers of his day.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Allen & Unwin, 2017).

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Alternative title: Manchado de sangre
Language: Spanish

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.
  • Sound recording. (2019)
Last amended 20 Sep 2019 12:34:28
  • Great Barrier Reef, Australian seas,
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