Hammond Innes was born 15 July 1913, and died 10 June 1998
- I’m a storyteller more than anything else.
- As we have become more technological, we have lost a lot. There were things those early people understood that we don’t.
- He who lets the sea lull him into a sense of security is in very grave danger.
Hammond Innes was a British novelist who wrote more than 30 novels, as well as children’s and travel books. He sold more than 40 million copies of his books, and he is best remembered for The Wreck of the Mary Deare.