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Following a nuclear war in the northern hemisphere, the inhabitants of a small Australian community await the inevitable after-effects of the bombs to reach them
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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)
Powerful, gripping and haunting: Nevil Shute's most remarkable and influential novel
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