A DESERT OF SALT by K.R. Butler

A DESERT OF SALT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A sort of shadowy Hammond Innes story has a southwest African setting and follows some rather unbelievable characters in untenable situations. And yet the story has some curiosity-catching moments. An old man has died in his remote desert shack and left a diary which the finder fails to read through before turning it over to the proper authorities. Suspicion, avarice and borderline madness create a string of crises and impasses. Unevenly written, but an adequate time-passer at that.

Pub Date: Sept. 16th, 1964
Publisher: Morrow-Mill