In the Wet (Vintage Classics)

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It is the rainy season. Drunk and delirious, an old man lies dying in the Queensland bush. In his opium-hazed last hours, a priest finds his deserted shack and listens to his last words. Half-awake and half-dreaming the old man tells the story of an adventure set decades in the future, in a very different world...

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"Shute is an honest exciting adventure writer who blends narrative gift with a fine power of description" (John Betjeman)

"Exhibits his talents at their provocative best" ( New York Times)

"That shattering, unaffected, literary style of his is wholly deceptive...is, in fact, masterly" (H.E. Bates)

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

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