Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria
Riassunto: Set during the inter-war period, this is a tale of intrigue and adventure. Nevil Shute is the author of "A Town Like Alice".
L'autore: Nevil Shute Norway was born in London and worked as an aeronautical engineer at Vickers before setting up his own airship company. Worried that his reputation as a fiction writer would damage his engineering career, he wrote without using his surname. He served in both world wars and was a commander in the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve in World War II, working on secret projects. After the war he became a full time author completing a fictionalised account of his war time experience in 'Most Secret'. Moving to Australia in 1949 he based seven of his novels against that background including his most successful title On The Beach. This was subsequently a hugely successful film starring Gregory Peck, Antony Perkins and Ava Gardner and became arguably the major after the bomb movie of all time. Shute became one of the top selling authors of the 50s and 60s with wide appeal to a broad international market attracted by strong story lines which were always meticulously researched..
Titolo: So Disdained
Casa editrice: Chivers Audio Books
Data di pubblicazione: 1998
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Chivers Audio Books, 1998. Condizione libro: very good. Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice libro della libreria 9780754002345-3