By Nevil Shute
Nevil Shute used to be an English novelist and aeronautical engineer who spent his later years in Australia. He used his complete identify in his engineering occupation and Nevil Shute as his pen identify to guard his engineering occupation from any power unfavourable exposure in reference to his novels.
"An outdated Captivity" used to be Shute's first test at re-incarnation as a plot.
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