Nevil Shute Norway blue plaque in Portsmouth

Nevil Shute Norway
1899-1960
Author, Aircraft Designer & Founder of Airspeed Ltd
lived here between 1936-1940

Nevil Shute Norway (17 January 1899 – 12 January 1960) was a popular British novelist and a successful aeronautical engineer. He used his full name in his engineering career, and "Nevil Shute" as his pen name, to protect his engineering career from any potential negative publicity in connection with his novels.Vintage Books reprinted all 23 of his books in 2009.

Source: dbpedia

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