A novel tells the story of a man who leads an ordinary, uneventful life, until overnight he becomes the trustee of his 10-year-old niece, and involved in the search for some missing money.
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"Something about this author's calm, deliberate style creates unexpected excitement... we are warmed by the justice and sheer pleasure of it" (Independent)
"Nevil Shute made me yearn for a faithful, plodding, Shute-type of man. I imagined us trekking across the Australian outback, finding a run-down hamlet, and then transforming it together until death or flood parted us" (The Times)
A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.
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Book Description Pan Books, 1970. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110330023071
Book Description Pan Books, 1970. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 330023071