Posts Tagged ‘Aviation’

Flight of Passage by Rinker Buck

Five words from the blurb: plane, boys, across, America, adventure A few weeks ago, in an effort to ease my fear of flying, I requested recommendations for positive stories about aviation. Alex suggested Flight of Passage and I’m so pleased that she did as a passion for flying oozes from the page and I now have a bank of […]

Into the Abyss by Carol Shaben

Five words from the blurb: plane, crash, remote, survivors, criminal In 1984 a small commuter plane crashed into a remote Canadian forest. This book explains the reasons for the tragedy and shows how the survivors reacted after the event. The author, Carol Shaben, is the daughter of one of the passengers and has an emotional […]

Night Flight by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  Translated from the French by Curtis Cate Five words from the blurb: adventurer, aviation, risks, airmail, courage I have a fear of flying so was surprised to see The Novel Cure recommend a book about an air crash as a potential solution to my problem. I was dubious (and scared!) but decided to give it the […]