CRABS ON THE ISLAND
CRABS ON THE ISLAND

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Year of publication: 1968

CRABS ON THE ISLAND


Author:
Anatoly Dneprov

Genre:
Fantasy


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Anatoly Dneprov CRABS ON THE ISLAND CRABS ON THE ISLAND Anatoly Dneprov "Hey, you there! Be careful!" shouted Cookling at the sailors who, standing up to their waists in the water, were trying to drag a small wooden case along the gunwale of the boat. It was the last of ten crates the engineer had brought to the island. "Phew! Isn't it hot! Like a furnace," he groaned, wiping his thick red neck with a bandana handkerchief. Then he pulled off his sweat-soaked shirt and threw it on the sand. "Take your things off, Bud; there's no civilization here." Dejectedly I watched the light schooner rocking gently on the waves at a distance of a mile or so from the shore. It would come back for us in three weeks' time. "Why the devil did we have to come to this sun-hell with your machines?" I demanded of Cookling as I undressed. "With a sun like this we'll be peeling like cucumbers tomorrow." "Never mind. The sun will come in useful. Incidentally, it's exactly noon, and it's just above our...

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