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  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409086673
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

What Happened to the Corbetts




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

Nevil Shute wrote this prophetic novel just before the start of the Second World War. In it he describes the devastation that results from an aerial bomb attack on Southampton that destroys the city’s infrastructure and leaves the inhabitants at the mercy of cholera and further assaults. The story follows the trials and tribulations of the Corbett family as they try to get to safety.

  • Published: 1 July 2010
  • ISBN: 9781409086673
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

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Praise for What Happened to the Corbetts

Mr Shute is a storyteller in the tradition of R.L. Stevenson and Kipling

Evening News

One of the best storytellers of our age

J.B.Priestley

That shattering, unaffected, literary style of his is wholly deceptive...is, in fact, masterly

H.E. Bates

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