In the Wet. Nevil Shute.
In the Wet
In the Wet
In the Wet
In the Wet
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In the Wet.

Melbourne: Heinemann, [1953].

First Australian edition. 350, [1] pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Green cloth. Near fine in fine pictorial dust jacket by Val Biro. Faintest paste ghosts on flyleaves. Bookseller’s ticket of Swain’s, Sydney Men at Work 17.1.b. Item #322683

Shute’s near future conservative Utopian vision of Australia as the dynamic heart of the Commonwealth in the late twentieth century, with the monarchy making a royal progress by air from country to country, and the Queen escaping assassination and coming to live in Australia. Published in the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation. Uncommon in the Australian edition.

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