No highway by Nevil Shute

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Aeronautical engineers,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 1948.

Book details

Statementby Nevil Shute
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6027.O54 N6 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25041288M
ISBN 109780307474124
LC Control Number2010020358

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A disappointment from Nevil Shute, who somehow- for this reader- does not come to grips with the potentials of his story, which fuses fiction and science.

He fails to make the story come clear or the characters emerge from two dimensional patterns. Honey is a fuzzy-minded little man, on practical planes- but a scientist working in the abstractions of fatigue in light alloy structures in.

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