Through a series of mishaps, Henry Warren, a recently divorced City financier, ends up in hospital in a Northern town ruined by the closure of its shipyard. Moved by the fate of the town’s inhabitants, Warren risks his fortune and reputation to save the shipyard and restore the town to its former prosperity. In seeking to change the fate of the town, he radically changes his own. Nevil Shute Norwa...
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 31, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 178909
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Shute used his own experience (as the aircraft designer Nevil Shute Norwell) of the economics of ramping up a company on the depths of a worldwide depression -- and finds both the joy and the despair of the whole process. He provides a window to the...
tish novelist and aeronautical engineer. His novels are written in a simple, highly readable style, with clearly delineated plot lines. Where there is a romantic element, sex is referred to only obliquely. Many of the stories are introduced by a narrator who is not a character in the story. The most common theme in his novels is the dignity of work, spanning all classes, whether an Eastern European bar “hostess” (Ruined City) or brilliant boffin (No Highway).