The Breaking Wave

By Shute, Nevil

Nevil Shute Norway was born in 1899 in Ealing, London. He studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. Following his childhood passion, he entered the fledgling aircraft industry as an aeronautical engineer working to develop airships and, later, airplanes. In his spare time he began writing and he published his first novel, Marazan, in 1926, using the name Nevil Shute to protect his engineering career. In 1931 he married Frances Mary Heaton and they had two daughters. During the Second World War he joined the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve where he worked on developing secret weapons. After the war he continued to write and settled in Australia where he lived until his death in 1960. His most celebrated novels include Pied Piper (1942), A Town Like Alice (1950), and On the Beach (1957).

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Ballantine (Canadian) U5005 [U5005] 1964, 1st thus. (Mass market paperback) Very good. ... Some years after the war has ended Alan Duncan returns to the family farm in Australia. But his homecoming is upset by the suicide of his parent's much-loved maid. A long night's vigil at the fireside bring back his harrowing memories of… Read more
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The breaking wave [by] Nevil Shute [pseud.]

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The Breaking Wave

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1964
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The Breaking Wave

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1955
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The Breaking Wave

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