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6 edition of Nevil Shute found in the catalog.

Nevil Shute

A Biography

by Julian Smith

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Paper Tiger (NJ) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Literary

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8712740M
    ISBN 101889439304
    ISBN 109781889439303

    Nevil Shute. COMMENTARY. The practical storyteller. Nevil Shute wrote many very popular, contemporary, gently romantic adventures, mostly to do with flying or with Australia. Plus one vision of the world after a nuclear holocaust. And it's the latter for which he is most remembered today. A Town Like Alice is a classic romance (among other things), by Nevil Shute. It was published in , and reflects the bias and prejudices of its time, but it’s also a powerful book about a smart, tough, resourceful young woman.

    Jan 10,  · I started reading Nevil Shute last year because I intended to review one of his books for the Back to the Classics Challenge. I started with one of his most famous works, A Town Like ducklakebooks.com I never got around to writing a post, I enjoyed it so much I read two more of his books before the end of the year. On the Beach, Nevil Shute, Ballantine, , pp. (originally published in ) On the Beach is a surreal journey into the darkness of the Nuclear Age. Our age. The book infuriates the reader with its insistence on the mundane, the almost hallucinatory day-to-day tedium of .

    Another well crafted book from Nevil Shute Beautifully read by master story teller David Rintoul; this is a Nevil Shute which I missed when I went through a phase of reading most of his works. It's not a page turner, like some of his books, but has just enough excitement to want to know how it ends. Jul 05,  · Nevil Shute was born on 17 January in Ealing, London. After attending the Dragon School and Shrewsbury School, he studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. He worked as an aeronautical engineer and published his first novel, Marazan, in In he married Frances Mary Heaton and they went on to have two daughters/5(K).


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Jan 16,  · On the Beach [Nevil Shute] on ducklakebooks.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.

After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe4/4(). 26 books based on 11 votes: A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute, Requiem for a Wren Nevil Shute book Nevil Shute, Trustee from the Toolroom by Nevil Shute, Nevil Shute book the Beach b. Nevil Shute Norway () was an English-Australian novelist as well as an aeronautical engineer.

He dropped the “Norway” from his pen name in order to protect his engineering career. His novels are not divided into series, but rather three categories – Pre-War (mostly pre), War () and Australia ().

Book Synopses. The following list of Nevil Shute books, by date of publication, is meant to describe the books only in sufficient detail to serve as a reminder of content to those who may have read them in the past, but forgotten the titles and to give a taste of the content of each story.

Jan 16,  · On The Beach [Nevil Shute] on ducklakebooks.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The story is set primarily in and around Melbourne, Australia, in World War III has devastated most of the populated world4/5(). An English novelist who later spent much of his time in Australia, the author Nevil Shute Norway, or simply Nevil Shute as he went by his pen-name, was primarily known for his books that tackled everyday issues such as work, race and social-barriers.

A short summary of Nevil Shute's On the Beach. This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of On the Beach.

Feb 09,  · Nevil Shute's novel "A Town Like Alice" concerns the life of a woman, Jean Paget, who survives World War II as a prisoner of the Japanese. The death march that Jean endures changes her life forever as she matures into a woman of leadership and a caretaker of all/5.

Feb 09,  · The book On the Beach by Nevil Shute is a great book for anyone to read. I do not really like to read fictional story, but the connection between the characters in this book do not let me to put it away.

I like the title of this book because every thing in this book happens on the beach and ocean.4/5. There are now so many book covers to show that they have been split into separate pages for each title. Looking for books by Nevil Shute. See all books authored by Nevil Shute, including A Town Like Alice, and On the Beach, and more on ducklakebooks.com We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Nevil Shute Norway was born in in Ealing, London. He studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. Following his childhood passion, he entered the fledgling aircraft industry as an aeronautical engineer working to develop airships and, later, airplanes.4/5(64).

Nevil Shute was a power and a pioneer in the world of flying long before he began to write the stories that made him a bestselling novelist. This autobiography charts Shute’s path to his career. The inspiration for many of the themes and concerns o.

Jul 20,  · Shute often uses the everyday to provide a contrast to a shocking or disorienting or harrowing situation. This means that when you hand a Nevil Shute book to a new reader, you often have to coax them past the first few chapters, which can be mundane to the point of dull.

Nevil Shute Norway was born in in Ealing, London. He studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. Following his childhood passion, he entered the fledgling aircraft industry as an aeronautical engineer working to develop airships and, later, airplanes.

Jul 23,  · A book as moving as it is personally reflective. Profound and gentle. A must read in these hysterical times (polysemy intended). Nevil Shute.

Nevil Shute Norway (17 January – 12 January ) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital ducklakebooks.com projects include the Wayback Machine, ducklakebooks.com and ducklakebooks.comtten works: A Town Like Alice, Marazan, An Old Captivity, On the Beach, Beyond the Black Stump.

A Town Like Alice by Shute, Nevil and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ducklakebooks.com I have yet to read a book by Nevil Shute novel that will not let his generosity and kindness, his understated, amiable nature shine through and illuminate the saddest and depressing themes.

The Far Country is no exception. It is a delicate and touching love story between two young, lonely souls. On The Beach by Shute, Nevil and a great selection of related books, On the Beach by Nevil Shute, First Edition.

William Morrow, New York, Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP. Feb 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of On the Beach book by Nevil Shute.

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic ducklakebooks.com a nuclear World Free shipping over $/5(6).Jun 29,  · A Town Like Alice is the fourteenth novel by British author, Nevil Shute. The story centres on a young Englishwoman, Jean Paget, and her experiences during World War Two in Malaya and later in the north of Australia/5(K).Nevil Shute Norway was a British novelist and aeronautical engineer.

His novels are written in a simple, highly readable style, with clearly delineated plot lines. Where there is a romantic element, sex is referred to only obliquely. Many of the stories are introduced by a narrator who is not a character in the story.

The most common theme in his novels is the dignity of work, spanning all.