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Trustee from the Toolroom – Nevil Shute

Keith Stewart, protagonist of Trustee from the Toolroom, is one of Shute’s ordinary men who become heroic through adverse circumstances and personal determination. Keith is not prepossessing – shortish, rather fat, not at all ambitious; even his sister feels he … Continue reading

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‘Round the Bend’ – Nevil Shute

Shute is probably best known for his novels A Town Like Alice, Requiem for a Wren and his post-apocalyptic novel On The Beach, but he wrote a good many others ranging from early thrillers such as Marazan and So Disdained, … Continue reading

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