The Far Country
Publish date: September 3rd 2009
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Nevil Shute never fails to deliver. At least he hasn't yet failed in the 11 books of his that I read. This wasn't quite so good, perhaps, as some of the previous ones because if felt a bit polemic in parts. But, none-the-less, it was surely a GoodRead.Much of the story revolves around a "station" in...
Good fiction is just 'so few and far between.' I'm slowly working my way through as much Shute as Audible has to offer!
The story is laid partly in London and partly in Australia. It is set in 1950.blurbs - Jennifer Morton, a young girl from Leicester but living in London, witnesses the death of her grandmother, the widow of a retired Indian civil servant. Her pension has ceased and she has literally starved to death...
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