Beyond the Black Stump Author:Nevil Shute A novel of romance and adventure on two frontiers by the author of "On the Beach." — BEYOND THE BLACK STUMP is the Australian phrase for the rich world of cities - of wealth and power and extravagant dreams. In this exciting new novel the master story teller Nevil Shute confronts a girl of the Australian frontier with the challenge of life in Ame... more »rica and the love of a man with a harrowing past.
"An appealing love story, an interesting account of life on the Australian frontier, and a shrewdly amusing - and challenging evaluation of the two cultures, theirs and ours." - New York Herald Tribune« less