Shute


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Shute

 (sho͞ot), Nevil Pen name of Nevil Shute Norway. 1899-1960.
British writer whose novels include A Town Like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957), both set in Australia.

Shute

(ʃuːt)
n
(Biography) Nevil, real name Nevil Shute Norway. 1899–1960, English novelist, in Australia after World War II: noted for his novels set in Australia, esp A Town like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957)
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Noun1.Shute - English writer who settled in Norway after World War II (1899-1960)
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Mr 'Skipper' Shute belonged to the last-named of the three classes.
With the exception of a slight thickening of the lobe of one ear, Mr Shute bore no outward signs of his profession.
The door had scarcely shut when Mr Shute bent forward.
It's out in that direction,' said Mr Shute, pointing over his shoulder.
And, taking up his cane, straw hat, and yellow gloves, Mr Shute departed, leaving Maud to her thoughts.
Mr Shute had lowered with ease the record for gay badinage, hitherto held by the red-faced customer; yet to all appearances there had been no change in Arthur's manner.
The possibility of meeting Mr Shute had not occurred to Maud.
COTTON MATHER," continued Grandfather," was a bitter enemy to Governor Dudley; and nobody exulted more than he when that crafty politician was removed from the government, and succeeded by Colonel Shute.
It is true that Colonel Shute had probably never led so unquiet a life while fighting the French as he did now, while governing this province of Massachusetts Bay.
Colonel Shute, though a good-natured, well-meaning man, succeeded so ill with the people, that, in 1722, he suddenly went away to England and made Complaint to King George.
He was the first that had been appointed since the departure of Colonel Shute, Governor Burnet took up his residence with Mr.
He was to have exchanged pulpits with Parson Shute, of Westbury; but Parson Shute sent to excuse himself yesterday, being to preach a funeral sermon.