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This is a very interesting autobiography of Neville Shute.
In addition to this work, I would recommend that readers also read J. P. Morpurgo's biography of Barnes Wallis (entitled simply BARNES WALLIS).
A well presented record of significant aeronautical events 1932 to 1939 - from the last big airships to the preparations for World War 2.
The history of British dirigibles rendered as an entertaining and fascinating tale, with enough intrigue to satisfy the drama hounds, and enough technical interest to keep the... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Paul d'Orleans
An engineer's view of early commercial flight, with a cautionary tale of why private enterprise succeeds better than government sponsorship. The competition between the R. Read morePublished 3 months ago by CINDY TOBIAS
This book has three main themes - a description of interesting times, a detailed insight into airship development, and the thoughts of a man who was the true epitome of what once... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Jim Clark
This is a very interesting autobiography of Neville Shute. It's particularly interesting after reading so many of his novels, enjoying his stories, the characters in his books,... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Henry L. Solomon
A well spun yarn but I used it as an historical reference for an article on Airships and safety..
Good either way.
The book was scheduled to arrive the latter part of June. It was shipped from Lincoln, England and actually arrived 31 MAY. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Leonard W. Riley III
I have read all of Neville Shute's fiction books several times. He is one three of my favorite authors. Read morePublished 10 months ago by MzLiz