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Trustee from the Tool RoomKeith Stewart lives a quiet life designing and making miniature engineering models and writing about them for a magazine. But his life gets uprooted when his sister and her husband are killed in a yachting accident and he becomes the trustee for his young niece. Aided by engineer-modelling friends who admire his magazine articles he travels the world to try and regain his niece's lost inheritance.
by Nevil Shute
Score: 8.5
Published: 1960
Read: February 14th 2014

Comments


John said

Great, really lovely story. And the heroes are engineers of course. Quiet and unassuming heroes naturally - this is a Nevil Shute novel. Except the American ones, who are loaded and slightly more brash.

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