Dick Farrell is a man haunted by his wartime memories of torture and fear - a time better forgotten. But past and present merge when a trip to Eastern Europe embroils him in the twilight world of the industrial spy.
Farrell becomes a reluctant player in a lethal game as the hunt shifts from Czechoslovakia to southern Italy. And there, beneath the blazing summit of Vesuvius in full eruption, he comes face to face with the living ghosts of his past.
The Angry Mountain is a 1950 thriller novel by the British writer Hammond Innes (1913 - 1998). Innes wrote over 30 novels, as well as children's and travel books.