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Nevil Shute - Author

About the Author

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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Landfall

Landfall

Author: Nevil Shute Format: eBook Release Date: 13/07/2010

When Jerry Chambers, a young coastal patrol pilot during World War II, is accused of mistakenly sinking a British submarine he is reprimanded and sent to a remote posting to test an experimental new bomb, a dangerous mission far away from the woman he loves. While Jerry risks his life, his sweetheart Mona sets about trying to clear her lover's name before it is too late.

Level 4: On The Beach

Level 4: On The Beach

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2008

Contemporary / British English Nuclear war has destroyed all life in thenorthern countries of the world. Now the deadly radiation is travelling south. In Australia, where people are still alive, Peter and Mary Holmes are trying to live their lives as normally as possible as the radiation comes closer and closer. What can they do? Is this the end of life on earth?

The Seafarers

The Seafarers

Author: Nevil Shute, Dan Telfair, Shoshana Milgram Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/05/2002

The Mysterious Aviator

The Mysterious Aviator

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2001

Lonely Road

Lonely Road

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2001

Marazan

Marazan

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2001

On the Beach

On the Beach

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2000

Vinland the Good

Vinland the Good

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/03/2000

Str;On The Beach

Str;On The Beach

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/1987

What Happened to the Corbetts

What Happened to the Corbetts

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/1966

Ruined City

Ruined City

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/1965

Slide Rule The Autobiography of an Engineer

Slide Rule The Autobiography of an Engineer

Author: Nevil Shute Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/12/1954

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