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Ruined City by Nevil Shute
  

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Ruined City by Nevil Shute

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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Publication date

1st December 1965

Author

Nevil Shute

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Publisher

The Paper Tiger an imprint of Paper Tiger

Format

Hardback
176 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781889439204

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