Download The Sailcloth Shroud by Charles Williams PDF

By Charles Williams

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Stuart Rogers has salt water in his veins. He in simple terms feels totally alive whilst piloting sailboats at the open sea. Having simply bought a 40 foot ketch in Panama, he hires males to assist him sail it again to the us. yet destiny steps in and one of many males dies of a center assault and needs to be buried at sea. yet that's simply the start. a pair days after achieving their vacation spot at the Texas gulfcoast, the opposite guy is brutally murdered.

At this element Rogers reveals himself greatly widespread. not just is he sought after for wondering by way of the police and the FBI, he's pursued by way of a gang of violent criminals.

The Sailcloth Shroud is a quick paced, good crafted secret that unfolds very easily. writer Charles Williams skillfully tells this attention-grabbing story utilizing Rogers himself as first individual narrator. One can't aid yet be inspired through the seamless incorporation of flashback scenes as a tool to assist within the storytelling.

An enticing enjoyable learn. urged for all fanatics of poser novels.


Charles Williams (1909-1975) was once one of many preeminent authors of yank crime fiction. Born in Texas, he dropped out of faculty in 10th grade to enlist within the US service provider Marine, serving ten years prior to leaving to paintings within the electronics undefined. on the finish of worldwide conflict II, Williams started writing fiction in San Francisco, the place the luck of the “backwoods noir” Hill lady (1951) allowed him to hand over his activity and write complete time for the remainder of his life.

Williams’ fresh and just a little informal narrative variety distinguishes his novels, which diversity from hard-boiled noir to suspense thrillers, set within the sea and the Deep South. even supposing released through pulp homes, his paintings received nice severe acclaim, with Hell Hath No Fury (1953) turning into the 1st paperback unique to be reviewed via mythical big apple occasions critic Anthony Boucher. a lot of his novels have been tailored to the display, together with useless Calm (1963) and Don’t simply Stand There! (1966), for which Williams wrote the screenplay. He died in 1975.

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