|Island, the (1979) [Novel]|
by Peter Benchley
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In the Caribbean, a few steps may lead from the sunlit villas of tanned lovers to something evil rotting in the tropical underbrush, from a world of natural perfumes and silken breezes to choking heat thick with the smell of death...
In the Caribbean, 610 seagoing boats and 2,000 innocent people have simply vanished ... apparently lost forever. How could it happen? Why does no one know, or care know?
Blair Maynard becomes obsessed with finding out what's going on -- and pursues the story to a remote archipelago southeast of the Bahamas. There, on the deceptively inviting waters of the tropics, Maynard and his son sail into as sinister a drama as has ever been played out on the sea...
Original title: The Island
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Survival
Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Suspense