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Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 1899 – 12 January 1960) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia. Giffuni, Cathy (1988) Nevil Shute, a bibliography Adelaide: Auslib Press. He used his full name in his engineering career and Nevil Shute as his pen name to protect his engineering career from any potential negative publicity in connection with his novels, which included On the Beach and A Town Like Alice.

Nevil Shute was a pioneer in the world of flying long before he began to write the stories that made him a bestselling novelist

Nevil Shute was a pioneer in the world of flying long before he began to write the stories that made him a bestselling novelist. This autobiography charts Shute’s path from childhood to his career as a gifted aeronautical engineer working at the forefront of the technological experimentation of the 1920s and 30s. The inspiration for many of the themes and concerns of Shutes novels can be found in this enjoyable and enlightening memoir.

Giffuni, Cathy (1988) Nevil Shute, a bibliography Adelaide: Auslib Press. ory/0,,21826948-5001031,00. Anderson, John, Parallel Motion – a biography of Nevil Shute Norway The Paper Tiger, (2011). ISBN 978-1-889439-37-2. Works by Nevil Shute Norway at Faded Page (Canada). Nevil Shute at Find a Grave.

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Giffuni, Cathy (1988) Nevil Shute, a bibliography Adelaide: Auslib Press ISBN 0958989575. Anderson, John, Parallel Motion - a biography of Nevil Shute Norway The Paper Tiger, (2011) ISBN 978-1-889439-37-2. The Nevil Shute Foundation.

Nevil Shute Norway (1899-1960), writer and aeronautical engineer, was born on 17 January 1899 at Ealing, London, second child of Arthur Hamilton Norway, a clerk in the General Post Office, and his wife Mary Louisa, née Gadsden. In 1912 Arthur became secretary of the Post Office in Ireland. Father and son had first-hand experience of the siege of its Dublin headquarters at Easter 1916. Educated in England at Lynam's (the Dragon) School, Oxford, and Shrewsbury School, Shropshire, Nevil suffered from a stammer which, though it lessened, was still noticeable late in life. Adelaide: Auslib Press ISBN 0958989575.

Shute identified how engineering, science and design could improve human life and more than once used the apparently anonymous epigram, "An engineer is a man who can make something for five bob that any bloody fool can make for a quid!" (historically, a quid was one pound sterling and five bob was one quarter of a pound) as a foreword to his books. Nevil Shute, a Bibliography.

Nevil Shute Norway was a popular British novelist and a successful aeronautical engineer. Also Ruined City and On The Beach. He used Nevil Shute as his pen name, and his full name in his. Chute's most famous books are "A Town Like Alice" and "On the Beach" Cremated, Ashes scattered. Set against the brutal chaos of World War II, a love story begins that will take two lovers through a living nightmare of captivity, across three continents and two decades.