Nevil Shute


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Noun1.Nevil Shute - English writer who settled in Norway after World War II (1899-1960)
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1960: Nevil Shute, popular author (A Town Like Alice, On The Beach) died in Melbourne, Australia, where he had emigrated in 1950.
1960: Nevil Shute, popular author, notably of A Town Like Alice, died in Melbourne, Australia, where he had emigrated in 1950.
But Nevil Shute, who wrote the original novel, couldn't have picked a more perfect example than his crash-and-smash amateur Grand Prix to sum up man's madness as the carbon dioxide clouds gather.
The Etheridge River was the site of a gold rush in the 1870s Originally known by the name Etheridge, the town's name was changed in 1871 to honour an early gold commissioner, Howard St George It is one of the real locations mentioned several times in the novel "A Town Like Alice" by Nevil Shute.
The 1959 Stanley Kramer film, adapted from the best-selling novel by Nevil Shute, is a story of an American nuclear-powered submarine investigating in Australia after "most of the world has been devastated by atomic waste," a news release says.
The author, whose full name was Nevil Shute Norway, by birth Anglo-Irish, had served a teenage stretcher-bearer during the 1916 Irish Rising and then been conscripted to brief World War I service in British Army.
Those readers like some out-of-print fiction by authors such as Nevil Shute, who wrote "On the Beach" and 23 other works of fiction between 1924 and 1960.
Sebald Lembit Opik MP The Restraint of Beasts by Magnus Mills Libby Purves Pied Piper by Nevil Shute Mark Billingham The Death of Sweet Mister by Daniel Woodrell Michelle Paver The Giant Under the Snow by John Gordon Niall Griffiths So Long, Hector Bebb by Ron Berry Simon Prosser Anything by Sybille Bedford Lord Tim Quincunx by Charles Palliser Clement-Jones MP Toby Litt Foxy T by Tony White Tracey Cox She May Not Leave by Fay Weldon