Beyond the Black Stump by Nevil Shute (1956)

A remote cattle station in the Western Australian (W.A.) outback in the early 1950’s is the setting, for the most part, of Nevil Shute’s book, Beyond the Black Stump. The story begins in Oregon in America where Stanton Laird, a geologist in his late twenties, has just returned home after a stint in Arabia working … Continue reading Beyond the Black Stump by Nevil Shute (1956)

AusReading Month: The Rainbow and the Rose by Nevil Shute

    Pilot Ronnie Clarke learns that Johnnie Pascoe, the man who had taught him to fly many years before, has crashed his plane while attempting to rescue a sick child from her isolated home on the rugged west coast of Tasmania. Pascoe is lying badly injured with only the child's mother to nurse him. … Continue reading AusReading Month: The Rainbow and the Rose by Nevil Shute