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Following the outbreak of a devastating nuclear war in the Northern Hemisphere, the inhabitants of a small Australian community await the inevitable after-effects of the bombs to reach them. Reissue.
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"Shute's most considerable achievement" (Daily Telegraph)
"The most evocative novel on the aftermath of a nuclear war" (The Times)
"Fictions such as On the Beach played an important role in raising awareness about the threat of nuclear war. We stared into the abyss and then stepped back from the brink" (Guardian)
"Still incredibly moving after nearly half a century" (Economist)
"Timely and ironic..an indelibly sad ending that leaves you tearful and disturbed" (Los Angeles Times)
'Shute's most considerable achievement.' (The Daily Telegraph)
'The most evocative novel on the aftermath of a nuclear war.' (The Times)
'Still incredibly moving after nearly half a century.' (The Economist)
'Fictions such as On the Beach played an important role in raising awareness about the threat of nuclear war. We stared into the abyss and then stepped back from the brink.' (The Guardian)
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Book Description Condition: New. The most shocking fiction I have read in years. What is shocking about it is both the idea and the sheer imaginative brilliance with which Mr. Shute brings it off.THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEThey are the last generation, the innocent victims of an accidental war, living out their last days, making do with what they have, hoping for a miracle. As the deadly rain moves ever closer, the world as we know it winds toward an inevitable end. Seller Inventory # 9780345311481
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