“Entertaining. . . . Dramatic. . . . Shute is a natural and effective story-teller.” —The New York Times
“A ripping tale of budding romance and grace under pressure.” —The Times
"A harrowing, exciting, and in the end very satisfying war romance." —Harper's
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"A harrowing, exciting, and in the end very satisfying war romance."
A TOWN LIKE ALICE tells of a young woman who miraculously survived a Japanese "death march" in World War II, and of an Australian soldier, also a prisoner of war, who offered to help her--even at the cost of his life....
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