Nevil Shute An Old Captivity

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An Old Captivity

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Young pilot Donald Ross has little in common with the Oxford don who has employed him on an expedition to the Arctic — and still les with his beautiful but stubborn daughter, Alix. Once the three of them reach the treacherous shores of Greenland their destinies are bound by the events that unfold.

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Nevil Shute Norway was born on 17 January 1899 in Ealing, London.After attending the Dragon School and Shrewsbury School, he studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. He worked as an aeronautical engineer and published his first novel, Marazan, in 1926. In 1931 he married Frances Mary Heaton and they went on to have 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 on 12 January 1960. His most celebrated novels include Pied Piper (1942), No Highway (1948), A Town Like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957).

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"Exhibits his talents at their provocative best" * New York Times * "Nevil Shute's books always have a real hero...intensely romantic along with the realism, intensely real along with the romanticism, and peculiarly absorbing" * Sunday Times *

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