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  • Hardcover: 960 pages
  • Publisher: Heinemann Octopus (Sept. 1976)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0905712110
  • ISBN-13: 978-0905712116
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 15.8 x 6.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,731,403 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Nevil Shute Norway was born on 17 January 1899 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 1926. In 1931 he married Frances Mary Heaton and they went on to have two daughters. During the Second World War he joined the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve where he worked on developing secret weapons. After the war he continued to write and settled in Australia where he lived until his death on 12 January 1960. His most celebrated novels include Pied Piper (1942), No Highway (1948), A Town Like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957).

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By Janet Gullifer on 26 Sept. 2014
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Terrific and more - A Town Like Alice is just fantastic
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By Rosemary Gau on 23 July 2014
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Posted quickly and well packaged. Thank you.
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By fred on 10 Mar. 2014
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A good clean book good value for money
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By manyarecalled on 12 July 2014
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captures the atmosphere of the 50s.
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By paula.whapplington on 30 Dec. 2014
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a lot of book for the price
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