The Far Country
Publish date: September 14th 2010
Pages no: 300
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...
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...