Trustee from the Toolroom
Publish date: January 18th 2001
Publisher: House of Stratus
Pages no: 316
Edition language: English
According to GoodReads, I've read eight books by Nevil Shute. This one is the ninth, and the one I've liked the least. The first half rather dragged. Then it got more Shute-like, and I did rather like the last half or so. Still, I think that, if you're trying Shute out for the first time, you'll fin...
bookshelves: published-1960, autumn-2014, adventure, seven-seas, treasure, islands Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Peregrinations Read from November 08 to 28, 2014 Read by Frank MullerDescription: When his sister's boat is wrecked in the Pacific, Keith Steward becomes the trustee for his little n...
In keeping with my rereading of favorite books lately, I just finished this one, and I loved it more than ever. Shute is such a great guy. His characters are almost always very ordinary people who just happen to be really good, kind, and amiable. I think most people actually are, really, just we d...