Keith Stewart, a retiring and ingenious engineer, could not have been happier in his little house in the shabby London suburb of Ealing. There he invented the mini-motor, the six-volt generator, and the tiny Congreve clock. Then a chain of events sweeps him into deep waters and leads him to his happiest discovery yet.
Read by . . : Frank Muller Publisher . : Recorded Books (1988, 2001) (#C3063) ISBN . . . .: ISBN-10: 1419322990; ISBN-13: 978-1419322990 Format . . .: MP3., 108 tracks, 323 MB. Bitrate . . : ~90 kbps ( mono, 44kHz) Genre . . . : Fiction Unabridged .: Most definitely
The (printed) book opens with the funny quote: "An engineer is a man who can do for five bob, what any bloody fool can do for a quid."
Nevil SHute also wrote A Town Like Alice, Round the Bend, On The Beach, and others.