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Over to you : ten stories of flyers and flying

Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: London ; Toronto : Penguin Books, 2010.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Over To You', Roald Dahl draws on his and friends' experiences to convey the bizarre reality of being a pilot during the Second World War.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
War
Classic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl
ISBN: 9780141189659 0141189657 9780241955802 0241955807
OCLC Number: 503261115
Notes: Originally published: New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1946; London: Hamilton, 1946.
Description: 158 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Death of an old, old man --
An African story --
A piece of cake --
Madame Rosette --
Katina --
Yesterday was beautiful --
They shall not grow old --
Beware of the dog --
Only this --
Someone like you.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; with a foreword by Alex James.

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A collection of ten stories of air battles in the sky; of the nightmare of being shot down; of the infectious madness of conflict; and of the nervy jollity of the Mess and Ops room. It conveys the  Read more...

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Roald Dahl is one of the few writers I know whose work can accurately be described as addictive * Irish Times *

 
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