A Town Like Alice

By Shute, Nevil

A Town Like Alice is a novel by the Australian author Nevil Shute. It tells the story of Jean Paget; as a prisoner of war in Malaya during World War II and then her return to Malaya after the war where she discovers something that leads her on the search for romance and to a small outback community in Australia where she sets out to turn it into 'a town like Alice'. It was first published in 1950 when Shute had newly settled in Australia.

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A Town Like Alice.

by SHUTE, Nevil.

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1950
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London: William Heinemann Ltd,, 1950. Inscribed by the author to his cousin Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine gilt and to front board in blind, top edge red. With the supplied dust jacket. Spine faded and slightly rolled, small mark to spine, internally clean. A very good copy in the bright jacket with some minor loss… Read more
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A Town Like Alice

by Nevil Shute

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1952
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Town Like Alice

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A Town Like Alice

by SHUTE, Nevil (1899-1960)

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London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1950. [Modern literature] First Edition. Octavo, pp.[6]; 332; [2]. Recent red half morocco with raised bands and gilt titles to a black label on the spine. Matching red cloth over boards and top edge red. Textblock lightly toned to edges with a couple of small marks to tail edge, otherwise a fine bright… Read more
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A Town Like Alice

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1950
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A Town Like Alice

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by SHUTE, NEVIL

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1956
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London: William Heinemann, 1956. Red boards with gilt spine lettering. A couple of small bumps otherwise a rather near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 1956 reprint. Film edition. . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo.
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(London: Printed in Great Britain at The Windmill Press, Kingswood, Surrey for William Heinemann Ltd: 1950) First British Edition. Cloth (that is, hard covers) pp. vi, 333. Unused 'The Book Society' bookplate on front free endpaper. Half-title leaf and rear fly browned at margins otherwise near fine in very good dust-jacket which has a small chip at the head… Read more
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Norwalk, CT: The Easton Press, 2016. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 350pp. Octavo [22cm]; brown leather with raised bands on spine, gilt lettering and text on spine and boards. Boards lightly cocked. Small scuffing to leather of boards. Frontispiece by Dennis Lyall. Bound in Genuine Leather.
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Auriol: or, The Elixir of Life.

by AINSWORTH, William Harrison.

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London, Routledge, n.d. (1880's). HARD COVER Thick royal 8vo.or.green dec.cl., pages uncut, gilt lettering. OCTAVO SIZE. HARDCOVER. Illusts. with engravings by Phiz. Historical novel set in the seventeenth-century. Routledge's Octavo Novels series. Some wear to covers, name details on verso of frontispiece, still a good and firmly-bound copy. #AAA1. Auriol: or, The Elixir of Life. Buy with confidence from… Read more
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A Town Like Alice (Heinemann Guided Readers)

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1981-01-01
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A Town Like Alice (Macmillan ELT Simplified Readers: Intermediate Level)

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London: William Heinemann Ltd & The Book Society Ltd, 1950.. 8vo. (vi), 332, (2) pp. Publisher's red cloth, gilt lettered to the spine and blindstamped to the upper board, top edge red, dust jacket, not price clipped. Some wear to the with losses to the spine ends and corners, the cloth faded where it has been exposed. … Read more
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A Town Like Alice

by Shute, Nevil

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1950
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Heinemann in association with the Book Society , 1950. Book. Very Good. Embossed Original Cloth. 1st Edition. A scarce first edition of Shutes Calssic. I n a poor dustjacket with significant loss although unclipped, (the correct red cloth with vignette to the front board) without inscriptions and with the rich red top stain still present. 332 p. ;… Read more
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A Town Like Alice.

by SHUTE, Nevil.

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1959
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Heinemann, London., 1959. Reprint in the Uniform Edition, second series, designated U.17 on dustwrapper flap. Octavo. 332 pages. The publishing history of the Uniform Edition is a bit complicated in that there were three series altogether, each with different dustwrapper art.Fine in near-fine, slightly nicked dustwrapper by W. Francis Phillipps.
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For Her Natural Life: A Tale of the 1830s.

by WINSTANLEY, Eliza.

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A Town Like Alice

by SHUTE, Nevil

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1950
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Melbourne: Heinemann, 1950 Very good reprint edition with good bright dust jacket. Brown cloth binding. A small name stamp and gift inscription in front. Dust jacket is unclipped but has a one inch gap at the foot of the spine and wear to the corners, in a clear film protective sleeve.
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A Town Like Alice

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1956
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The Book Club. Hardcover. B006Z9KLLS ref 197 d no dust cover . Good. 1956.
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