Description or summary of the book: Nevil Shute was a power and a pioneer in the world of flying long before he began to write the stories that made him a bestselling novelist. This autobiography charts Shute's path from childhood to his career as a gifted aeronautical engineer working at the forefront of the technological experimentation of the 1920s and 30s. The inspiration for many of the themes and concerns of Shute's novels can be identified in this enjoyable and enlightening memoir.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H11M12S
Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Aerospace & Aviation Technology, Classic Books & Novels, Literary Studies: General
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