Everything you need to understand or teach A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute.
A Town Like Alice tells the story of a plucky young Englishwoman who becomes a legend in Malaya during World War II, inherits a fortune, marries her true love, and wisely uses her money to transform an Australian ghost town into a thriving community.
When Douglas Macfadden dies in Scotland, his lawyer, Noel Strachan, finds his sole-surviving heir, 27-year-old great-niece Jean Paget. She and her brother Donald work in Malaya before the war. She alone returns to England, where she lives the boring life of a secretary in a small leather factory. An uncle's inheritance saves her from this. It is held in trust until she is 35, but the elderly, widowed trustee can raise capital in an emergency. He quickly falls in love with her. After declaring her intention to return to Malaya and build a well for natives who kept her and fellow prisoners alive in the...
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