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The Flying Shadow (Paperback)

The Flying Shadow By John Llewelyn Rhys, Daniel Kilburn (Introduction by), Luke Seaber (Introduction by) Cover Image
By John Llewelyn Rhys, Daniel Kilburn (Introduction by), Luke Seaber (Introduction by)
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In the 1930s, flying was all the rage. All over Britain women and men had grown up watching wartime flying aces perform aerobatics in the sky. Now they too were learning how to fly.

Robert Owen is the only son from a Welsh vicarage, now a brilliant pilot and flying instructor, recently of the Royal Air Force. He has taken a new job at the flying school at Best, a prosperous cathedral town in England.

Flying has never seemed so alluring and so terrifying. Human frailty is tested in the drilling and repetition of hours in flight, and Robert's skills as a pilot and in diplomacy with pupils with delusions about their competence are tested to their limits. And then he falls in love, risking his heart as well as his body in the air.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781912766642
ISBN-10: 1912766647
Publisher: Handheld Classics
Publication Date: November 15th, 2022
Pages: 195
Language: English