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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Jenny, who lives near Edinburgh with husband Andrew and children Wallace, 14, Michael-Francis 10, Delphine, 9, and dog Nevil Shute, adds:"It was an interesting experience for me.
Similarly, Nevil Shute's novel On the Beach was the author's attempt to warn the world of the dangers of nuclear weapons falling into the hands of smaller states as if the larger states would be more responsible with their weapons, a hypothesis painfully contradicted by recent Indian behaviour.
1960: Nevil Shute, popular author, notably of A Town Like Alice, died in Melbourne, Australia, where he had emigrated in 1950.
Nevil Shute's account of his time working on R100 should also be treated with caution.
(3) While it can certainly help to strew the streets with litter and tattered, unfurled banners--as Kramer and his meticulous production-design team did when filming their adaptation of Nevil Shute's 1957 novel of the same name sometimes you just need to tap into the landscape's sinister beauty (and the country's infamous reputation) to create the illusion of a decaying, lawless existence.
The first chapter, "Last One Out, Please Turn Out the Lights: On the Beach and The Road," begins with two examples that do not fit the social contract theory framework: Nevil Shute's On the Beach and Cormac McCarthy's The Road.
From Victor Hugo's The Man Who Laughs to Nevil Shute's Trustee from the Toolroom, many of the best books ever written have until recently been hard to find and therefore often expensive to purchase.
Several years ago, a reader picked up on a remark I made in a column about Nevil Shute's novel On The Beach.
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.
Its doomed, pastoral beginnings recall Nevil Shute's classic On the Beach.