Nevil Shute


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English writer who settled in Norway after World War II (1899-1960)

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What: Apocalyptic drama based on the acclaimed Nevil Shute novel.
Sheppard's inclusion of international authors, including Robertson Davies or Nevil Shute, as well as a number of works in translation from France, Italy or Japan, is to be commended, as is his listing of a number of feminist works.
Though Aldous Huxley, Nevil Shute, Italo Calvino, George Orwell, and Vladimir Nabokov did impressive work, they were little emulated.
Fictional Death and the Modernist Enterprise is ambitious in its coverage (which effectively extends from Everyman to Beloved) and capacious in its range (even Nevil Shute rates a mention).
Nevil Shute in his autobiography Slide Rule deals quite throughly with what went on between the two design teams.
Both the film adaptation of On the Beach and the 1957 Nevil Shute novel on which it is based stand as seminal apocalyptic parables --they are landmark depictions of mankind on a path to extinction.
Favorite books that connected us to the war include The Guernsey Literary and Sweet Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, about English civilians living on Guernsey Island under German occupation; A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute, in which an Aussie and an Englishwoman fall in love while prisoners of war in Malaya; Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, an amazing true story about a GI who survives a crash in the Pacific and a brutal Japanese POW camp; and Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford, in which Japanese Americans are sent to internment camps.
1960: Nevil Shute, popular author, notably of A Town Like Alice, died in Melbourne, Australia, where he had 1970: Nigeria's civil war ended when the Biafran army surrendered.
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.
I am toying with a Nevil Shute, just because he is so out of fashion.
Although generally well acted and cleverly adapted by David Williamson from the screenplay by John Paxton and the 1957 novel by Nevil Shute, pie never adequately regenerates the fear that gripped the nation during the cold war.
Nevil Shute is responsible for my book-buying habit, but between them, they are responsible for the fact that I now not only write and read with obsessive fervour, but also for the amazing role I now play in teaching creative writing.
1960: Nevil Shute, popular author (A Town Like Alice, On The Beach) died in Melbourne, Australia, where he had emigrated in 1950.