Nevil Shute, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Nevil Shute

British writer and engineer

Date of Birth: 17-Jan-1899

Place of Birth: Ealing, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 12-Jan-1960

Profession: screenwriter, writer, engineer, aircraft pilot, novelist, racing automobile driver, aerospace engineer, science fiction writer

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Nevil Shute

  • Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 1899 – 12 January 1960) was an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia.
  • He used his full name in his engineering career and Nevil Shute as his pen name to protect his engineering career from inferences by his employers (Vickers) or fellow engineers that he was not a serious person or from potential negative publicity in connection with his novels, which included On the Beach and A Town Like Alice.

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