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Pied Piper - Nevil Shute
Pied Piper
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307474018 (0307474011)
ASIN: 307474011
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
4.0 Pied Piper
Oh, yes! Another lovely story by Nevil Shute. It's even got some airplanes and sailing about in the English Channel. But mostly it's the story of an "old" man (70, not so old these days, or so I hope), John Howard, who needs a break from England after losing his son. So, in 1940, he goes off to sout...
carey rated it
Beautifully written, heartwarming but managing to avoid being overly sentimental.
sandin954 rated it
Another winner from Shute. In this book an older gentleman shows great courage in the face of adversity while trying to ferry various children through France during the German invasion
TatianaBoshenka rated it
Ah, this is one of my favorite books of all! Shute is a wonderful writer. His characters are quite ordinary and believable yet they are also extraordinary and wonderfully good. He gives me faith in humanity, in the world, and in the power of just calmly going about doing what needs to be done. M...
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