ON THE BEACH. Nevil Shute.


Melbourne, London, Toronto: Heinemann, (1957). First British edition. Hardcover. A post-apocalyptic novel that details the experiences of a mixed group of people in Melbourne as they await the arrival of deadly radiation spreading towards them from the Northern Hemisphere following a nuclear war a year previously. As the radiation approaches, each person deals with impending death differently. Basis for the big screen film (1957) directed by Stanley Kramer that stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner, from a screenplay by John Paxton. A near fine copy in red cloth in a very good plus to near fine clean dust jacket. Item #13373

Price: $250.00

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