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In The Wet by Nevil Shute

In The Wet by Nevil Shute

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In The Wet

by Nevil Shute

William Heinemann, 1953 [First Edition], hardcover, dust-jacket

Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing to edges and corners, some repairs to text block, previous owners inscription on front end-paper, foxing and tape residue to end-papers, slight lean, price-clipped dust-jacket shows some edge and shelf wear with rubbing, chips and small tears to edges, (see photographs)

"It spans the world with one foot planted in Britain, and the other in Australia.  It is a story within a story; the inner story is crowded with the great figures of the Empire; the outer story takes place in the wilds of northern Queensland, where the rains fall from the end of November to April, and it is in the wet of this rain-drenched season that the strange adventure of old Stevie begins.

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