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A Town Like Alice

2 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Nevil Shute.

“Probably more people have shed tears over the last page ofA Town Like Alicethan about any other novel in the English language.”   —Guardian--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Tags: Books, Romance, World War Ii, Aborigines
Author: Nevil Shute
Publisher: Ballantine Books
3 reviews about A Town Like Alice
review by . September 21, 2010
A TOWN LIKE ALICE, one of the most moving novels that I've ever had the privilege of reading, actually takes place in three connected segments.      As the story opens, Noel Strachan, an elderly London lawyer from Chancery Lane, engaged as executor for the will of a recently deceased bachelor client, finds himself in the position of becoming the trustee for the sole beneficiary who, under the terms of a carefully crafted will, cannot inherit the capital of a sizable estate …
Quick Tip by . December 04, 2010
My grandpa gave me this book to read when I was about 20 years old and I absolutely loved it! I learned a lot about Australia and its history through this historical fiction novel.
Quick Tip by . September 21, 2010
One of my Top 100 All-Time Best Novels! A superb tale of courage, romance and achievement built on the Japanese atrocities in World War II Malaya and climaxing with the development of a pioneering community in the northern cattle country of Australia.
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