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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • America,
  • Greenland

Subjects:

  • Aerial photography in archaeology -- Fiction.,
  • Discoveries in geography -- Fiction.,
  • Explorers -- Fiction.,
  • Air pilots -- Fiction.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Fiction.,
  • Greenland -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Nevil Shute.
GenreFiction.
SeriesNew windmill series, no. 99
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.N83 Ol5, PR6027.O54 Ol5
The Physical Object
Pagination[6], 266 p.
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4929843M
LC Control Number76356505

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Nevil Shute was an extraordinary and imaginative story-teller, and I have enjoyed many of his novels, as well as his memoir "Slide Rule". He was an aeronautical engineer first, and several of his novels involved flying. But "An Old Captivity" is my favorite: I first read it in /5(). An Old Captivity is a novel by British author Nevil was first published in the UK in by William Heinemann.. Plot summary. The principal character is a young Scottish pilot with bush-flying experience in Canada, Donald Ross, who is hired by an Oxford don, Cyril Lockwood, to pilot an air survey mission of Brattalid in od's interest is in the early Viking seafarers Author: Nevil Shute. An Old Captivity, first published in , is Nevil Shute’s engrossing novel of an archaeological expedition to Greenland. Replete with Shute’s attention to detail, the book centers on pilot Donald Ross, who has spent time flying seaplanes in the far north of Canada.   One of the best-loved novels by Nevil Shute, An Old Captivity () blends romance and aeronautical adventure with a unique and compelling strain of fantasy into a page-turning story with an extraordinary conclusion. This edition, the first to be published in America in decades, features a new introduction by Rob : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

I thoroughly enjoyed In Old Captivity up until the ending. My goodness, what an ending dear Nevil came up with for this book. The story line was flowing along, building upon growing relationships and trust between the main characters and then apparently Mr. Shute had a .  An Old Captivity ()  Nevil Shute With a new introduction by Rob Spence Book Description Donald Ross is a young pilot, out of work and in desperate need of a job. So, despite the extreme danger involved, he jumps at the chance to fly Oxford professor Cyril Lockwood and his daughter Alix to the frozen wilds of Greenland to study Viking. An Old Captivity. This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Nevil Shute () Book Details. Title: This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like . Books shelved as captivity: Room by Emma Donoghue, The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate, Twist Me by Anna Zaires, Captive in the Dark by C.J. Rob.

An Old Captivity is an overlapping tale of what Shute began in Vinland the Good. Shute's stories can be considered quaint, or old fashioned, by some, but in today's rushed society his characters are refreshingly dedicated to their trade/duties, and well thought out in their actions/5(95). An Old Captivity is an overlapping tale of what Shute began in Vinland the Good. Shute's stories can be considered quaint, or old fashioned, by some, but in today's rushed society his characters are refreshingly dedicated to their trade/duties, and well thought out in their actions/5(4). An Old Captivity by Nevil Shute. — 3 ratings — 0 reviews subjects: Action & Adventure. Tweet. Register for a free account. All our eBooks are FREE to download, but first you must sign in or create an account. Sign up or Log in to rate this book and submit a review/5(3). The Book of Isaiah (Hebrew: ספר ישעיהו, IPA: [sɛ.fɛr ]) is the first of the Latter Prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the first of the Major Prophets in the Christian Old Testament. It is identified by a superscription as the words of the 8th-century BCE prophet Isaiah ben Amoz, but there is extensive evidence that much of it was composed during the Babylonian.