Pastoral

by Nevil Shute Norway

Pastoral Synopsis

During the Second World War, Peter Marshall's crew become one of the most successful bombing teams in their Oxfordshire airbase. However, when Peter falls in love with a young WAAF officer, his concentration begins to suffer and it looks as though his perfect run of missions - and his life - may be threatened.

Pastoral Press Reviews

One of the happiest books which war has called into being * Sunday Times *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099530138
Publication date: 3rd September 2009
Author: Nevil Shute Norway
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Nevil Shute Norway

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), ...

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