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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Nigel Kneale, John Wyndham and Neville Shute are discussed as responding, like Fleming, to the Cold War and Ferrebe also finds space here to examine the art of Graham Sutherland, some of which was exhibited at the Festival of Britain but which she sees as sharing the dark tone of, for instance, Kneale's Quatermass trilogy.
The Australian author, Neville Shute, argued persuasively for it in his novel In the Wet, but this was a half-century ago.
Neville Shute is much neglected these days but if I pick up one of his books I find it is 3 o'clock in the morning when I finally put it down.