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On the Beach

By Nevil Shute
  • ISBN Code: : 1479451215
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Pages : 302
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf : on-the-beach.pdf

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"On the Beach" is a 1957 post-apocalyptic novel written by British-Australian author Nevil Shute after he emigrated to Australia. The novel details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the northern hemisphere following a nuclear war a year previously. As the radiation approaches each person deals with their impending death in different ways.

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