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Author: Nevil Shute
Publisher: New York : William Morrow and Company, 1957. ©1957
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel about the survivors of an atomic war, who face an inevitable end as radiation poisoning moves toward Australia from the North.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
War stories
After the bomb
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960.
On the beach.
New York, W. Morrow, 1957
(OCoLC)570704926
Online version:
Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960.
On the beach.
New York, W. Morrow, 1957
(OCoLC)570971361
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nevil Shute
OCLC Number: 366779
Notes: Later printings carry only the copyright date.
Description: 320 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Nevil Shute.

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A novel about the survivors of an atomic war, who face an inevitable end as radiation poisoning moves toward Australia from the North.

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A Novel So Good, It's Terrifying

by greatpenformances (WorldCat user published 2007-08-26) Excellent Permalink
"On the Beach" is a gripping novel of suspense and horror by a master storyteller. I burst into tears after I finished it.Nevil Shute (a pen name; his real name is Norway) writes quietly, warmly about people who seem familiar. There's no blood and gore in this novel: just the raw horror of seeing the...
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