First Edition. Risqué crime novel missed by Hubin of a "party of friends cruising the South Seas [who] stop overnight at one of the islands, among whose inhabitants is David Grant, the only white man, living happily with native Lalu. Under the spell of the tropics, Helen's husband, seeking a new thrill, seduces the lovely Lalu and then in a panic kills her. To avenge her death Grant demands an unusual bargain which is carried out in a still more unusual fashion." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, four inch closed tear at top rear panel, few cm sized chip at lower front panel and tiny chip at mid-spine.