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By Marie on 04-20-18
An excellent story of post war England and Australia
A captivating story of a young woman who visits Australia and falls in love with a refugee from war torn Europe. This man was a doctor in his own country and I'd working as a lumberjack as he is a new immigrant.
The young woman has to return to England and her lover has to find a way to requalify as a doctor so they can be together. A lovely period piece.
By JCD on 04-11-18
Love Nevil Shute
I admit to being a fan of Shute's books and this one did not disappoint. Exceptional narration,. he is to be commended. A gentle, linear narrative, set between England and Australia with really interesting historical details from the early 1950's. Recommended.
By Viv S. on 11-16-17
The Far Country
I first read this book many years ago and was delighted to find it was as good as I had remembered. Well written, well read and still enjoyable and although England and Australia have changed greatly since the time of writing, I could still relate to the characters and story line.
By Silvernin on 07-12-16
I have now read three of Neville Shute's books as of which have been different. This was a lovely gentle story but with an undercurrent of the horrors of WW2. The narrator was excellent especially with the number of accents she had to go through!
By D. Haywood on 06-07-16
excellent story to listen to while walking
lovely characters I just wanted the story to continue and I like the way the period is portrayed.