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On The Beach
On The Beach
Author: Nevil Shute
A world-wide nuclear war-launched by accident-leaves only a handful of survivors. They hope for a miracle, but they know they are doomed.
ISBN: 31354
Pages: 234
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Book Type: Paperback
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Still relevant almost 50 years after it was written. Absorbingly despressing, however, it will make you think.
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Very colorful characterization and the plotting was just as fine. The circumstances described probably aren't very applicable anymore but it is an interesting story, nonetheless. I think after reading all of the reviews here and on other sites I was expecting a more survivalist story so I was not prepared for the ending or the pervasive tone of sadness throughout the book.