On the Beach
"The most shocking fiction I have read in years. What is shocking about it is both the idea and the sheer imaginative brilliance with which Mr. Shute brings it off."
THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
They are the last generation, the innocent victims of an accidental war, living out their last days, making do with what they have, hoping for a miracle. As the deadly rain moves ever closer, the world as we know it winds toward an inevitable end....
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Review: On the BeachUser Review - Roz Morris - Goodreads
I wish I'd written this. What a simple, powerful idea. The writing style is much less poetic than many of the books I've been moved to review here, but it perfectly suits the idea. Perhaps the ... Read full review
Review: On the BeachUser Review - Hanneke - Goodreads
This is definitely one of the silliest books I ever read. That's precisely why I kept reading! Imagine, you are living in a post-apocalyptic world and you are on the south coast of Australia where the ... Read full review