On the Beach

Melbourne: Heinemann, (1957).

Price: $500.00

Hardcover. First edition. Neat owner's name front fly, dated in 1957, spine very slightly cocked, near fine in price-clipped near fine dust jacket. A classic post-apocalyptic novel and the basis for an excellent, if somewhat depressing Stanley Kramer film starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Anthony Perkins, and Fred Astaire in his first dramatic role.

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Item #501595 On the Beach. Nevil SHUTE.

Nevil Shute
birth name: Nevil Shute Norway
born: 1/17/1899
died: 1/12/1960
nationality: Great Britain

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English-born Australian novelist. His most famous work, On the Beach (1957; film, 1959), reflected his pessimism regarding the atomic age. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore

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