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Instead, he joined the Suffolk Regiment. Following the war, he began an engineering career, first with de Havilland and subsequently with Vickers Ltd, where he later worked under the famous Sir Barnes Wallis. Shute's writing career was parallel to his engineering and many of his works had aircraft and aviation as a backdrop. In , he left Vickers to form his own company, Airspeed Ltd. His reputation as a writer was already well-established by this time and he was asked to report on the D-Day landings at Normandy. He subsequently went to Burma as a war correspondent and finished the war as a Lieutenant Commander.

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Limit the size to characters. However, note that many search engines truncate at a much shorter size, about characters. Your suggestion will be processed as soon as possible. Shute's novels are written in a simple, highly readable style, with clearly delineated plot lines. Where there is a romantic element, sex is referred to only obliquely.

Many of the stories are introduced by a narrator who is not a character in the story. The most common theme in Shute's novels is the dignity of work, spanning all classes, whether an Eastern European bar "hostess" Ruined City or brilliant boffin No Highway. Shute lived a comfortable middle-class English life.

His heroes tended to be middle class: Usually, like himself, they had enjoyed the privilege of university, not then within the purview of the lower classes. However as in Trustee from the Toolroom , Shute valued the honest artisan and his social integrity and contributions to society more than the contributions of the upper classes. Aviation and engineering provide the backdrop for many of Shute's novels.

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He identified how engineering, science and design could improve human life and more than once used the apparently anonymous epigram "It has been said an engineer is a man who can do for five shillings what any fool can do for a pound Shute does this by including elements that can be considered fantasy or science fiction in novels are classified as mainstream.

These are based in elements that would be considered religious, mystical, or psychic phenomena in the British vernacular when they were written.

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These include: Buddhist astrology and folk prophecy in "The Chequer Board"; the effective use of a ouija board in "No Highway"; a messiah figure in "Round the Bend"; and past and future lives with a psychic connection, near-future science fiction, and Aboriginal psychic powers in "In the Wet.

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This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. He drove down the long tree-shaded main street, broad as Whitehall and lined with wooden stores and bungalows widely spaced, He came to me on the recommendation of a general practitioner at Watford: I have the letter before me.

Mr Turner has been suffering from attacks of vertigo and fainting: I have been attending him consequent on a fall which he suffered in the Strand Palace Hotel, when he was unconscious for some minutes. I have found some apraxia, and the sight of his left eye appears to have become subnormal in recent months. In view of a severe head injury which he incurred in the year I feel that an intracranial lesion may be at the r As I have said, this matter started in the night.

I was agent to Lord Arner at that time; steward and agent, for most of the family affairs passed through my hands, and I ran the outdoor business of the house itself.

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I live there still. Very late, on the night of which I am writing, I was driving home over the South Downs, after a dinner in Winchester. I forget for the moment what that dinner was about; I do not think it can have been connected with my old school; because I was driving home in a very bad temper, and so I think it must have been the Corn Associatio James Macfadden died in March when he was forty-seven years old; he was riding in the Driffield Point-to-Point.

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He left the bulk of his money to his son Douglas. The Macfaddens and the Dalhousies at that time lived in Perth, and Douglas was a school friend of Jock Dalhousie, who was a young man then, and had gone to London to become junior partner in a firm of solicitors in Chancery Lane, Owen, Dalhousie, and Peters.

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I am now the senior partner, and Owen and Dalhousie and Peters have been dead for many years, but I never changed the name of the firm. It was natural that Douglas Macfadden should put his affairs into the hands of Jock Dalhousie, and Mr. Dalhousie handled them personall Some men of noble stock were made, some glory in the murder blade, Some praise a Science or an Art, but I like honourable Trade!