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One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is an abridged version of Nevil Shute's novel of the courage of a young Englishwoman in World War II. Like the film, this book concentrates mainly on the Malayan episodes.
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'Probably more people have shed tears over the last page of A Town Like Alice than about any other novel in the English language ... remarkable.' (The Guardian)
'A Town like Alice is the most romantic book I've ever read ... Jean's determination to survive is inspirational, and the love she finds later is beautiful.' (The Mail on Sunday)
'A ripping tale of budding romance and grace under pressure.' (The Times)
'A heart-rending tale of torture, human fortitude and forbearance, inhumanity and hardship.' (The Sunday Times)
Nevil Shute's most beloved novel, a tale of love and war, follows its enterprising heroine from the Malayan jungle during World War II to the rugged Australian outback.
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # E-0435120425
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # S-0435120425