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  • Published: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409087366
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272
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Marazan




A classic adventure from the author of A Town Like Alice and On the Beach.

After Philip Stenning is involved in a near-fatal plane crash, he feels he owes a debt of gratitude to the man who rescued him. However, his mysterious saviour is an escaped convict, and his determination to help him leads Stenning into a tense and dramatic adventure of intrigue, drug-running and murder.

  • Pub date: 1 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781409087366
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 272

About the Author

Nevil Shute Norway

Nevil Shute Norway was born on 17 January 1899 in Ealing, London. After attending the Dragon School and Shrewsbury School, he studied Engineering Science at Balliol College, Oxford. He worked as an aeronautical engineer and published his first novel, Marazan, in 1926. In 1931 he married Frances Mary Heaton and they went on to have two daughters. During the Second World War he joined the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve where he worked on developing secret weapons. After the war he continued to write and settled in Australia where he lived until his death on 12 January 1960. His most celebrated novels include Pied Piper (1942), No Highway (1948), A Town Like Alice (1950) and On the Beach (1957).

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Praise for Marazan

“Any book by Nevil Shute is a delight”

Punch

“A brilliantly descriptive writer, a master of suspense”

David Holloway


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