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No Highway - Nevil Shute
No Highway
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Theodore Honey is a scientist with an interest in the paranormal and a job testing metal fatigue in aircraft. When a new transatlantic plane, the Reindeer, is found to have crashed in Labrador, Theodore believes he knows why. The scientist is sent to the scene of the crash. En route to Canada... show more
Theodore Honey is a scientist with an interest in the paranormal and a job testing metal fatigue in aircraft. When a new transatlantic plane, the Reindeer, is found to have crashed in Labrador, Theodore believes he knows why. The scientist is sent to the scene of the crash. En route to Canada Theodore learns he is flying in a Reindeer and is in danger.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781842322734 (1842322737)
Publisher: House of Stratus
Pages no: 356
Edition language: English
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 No Highway
bookshelves: summer-2010, play-dramatisation, re-read, adventure, winter-20112012, film-only, published-1948 Read from August 22, 2010 to January 24, 2012, read count: 2 Now For The Film : http://youtu.be/AYuG9WdTxZgNo Highway In the Sky (1951) James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich-----------------...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
Now For The Film : http://youtu.be/AYuG9WdTxZgNo Highway In the Sky (1951) James Stewart and Marlene Dietrich------------------------------1948. The future of Britain's transatlantic aviation industry rests on the success of a new plane - the Rutland Reindeer. One has crashed already and an eccentri...
thomcat
thomcat rated it
Saw the film first, liked it. The book has much more; wonder if I missed any hints in the movie? Time to rewatch I guess.
TatianaBoshenka
TatianaBoshenka rated it
I'd forgotten how good this one was. My favorite scene was the meeting when all the proper British types let fly at one another over the matter of the possibility of fatigue fractures in the tailplane of the fictional Reindeer aircraft. It reminded me of many a contentious meeting I've seen while ...
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