[LMB] OF: Australian SF

alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca
Fri Oct 8 00:30:26 BST 2021


Shute wrote _On the Beach_ about the world dying after a nuclear war.

I'm a bit vague of the details of that book because nuclear war 
apocalypses are no longer my idea of leisure reading.

Alayne

On Thu, 7 Oct 2021, Elizabeth Holden wrote:

> Pat Mathews:
>
>> To go way, way back, there's Australian writer Nevil Shute, who might
> have been a contemporary > of Heinlein, or even earlier.
>
> I read some of  his books, and loved them. Always planned to read more. But
> I don't remember them as being SF. What SF did he write?
>
> namaste,
> Elizabeth
>
> Elizabeth Holden <azurite at azurite.ca>
>

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