Bomber Command s air offensive against the cities of Nazi Germany was one of the most epic campaigns of World War II More than 56,000 British and Commonwealth aircrew and 600,000 Germans died in the course of the RAF s attempt to win the war by bombing The struggle in the air began meekly in 1939
THE BIG SHOW is as close as you ll ever get to fighting for your life from the cockpit of a Spitfire or Typhoon Perhaps the most viscerally exciting book ever written by a fighter pilot Rowland White Pierre Clostermann DFC was one of the oustanding Allied aces of the Second World War A
Set during World War II, this book is an account of the war as lived by the men of Hornet Squadron, from the war in France until the end of the Battle of Britain By the author of Goshawk Squadron and War Story.
One of the most famous true stories from the last war, The GREAT ESCAPE tells how than six hundred men in a German prisoner of war camp worked together to achieve an extraordinary break out Every night for a year they dug tunnels, and those who weren t digging forged passports, drew maps,
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Alternate cover edition of ISBN 0553213695 9780553213690 As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect He was laying on his hard, as it were armor plated, back and when he lifted his head a little he could see his domelike
Roland, Eddie, Susannah, Jake, and Jake s pet bumbler survive Blaine the Mono s final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, one that has been ravaged by the superflu virus While following the deserted I 70 toward a distant glass palace, they hear the
The Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized and sometimes outraged millions of readers First published in 1939, Steinbeck s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma
While pursuing his quest for the Dark Tower through a world that is a nightmarishly distorted mirror image of our own, Roland, the last gunslinger, encounters three mysterious doorways on the beach Each one enters into the life of a different person living in contemporary New York Here he links
At once a fiendishly devious mystery, a beguiling love story, and a brilliant symposium on the power of art, My Name Is Red is a transporting tale set amid the splendor and religious intrigue of sixteenth century Istanbul, from one of the most prominent contemporary Turkish writers The Sultan has
A Strangeness In My Mind is a novel Orhan Pamuk has worked on for six years It is the story of boza seller Mevlut, the woman to whom he wrote three years worth of love letters, and their life in Istanbul In the four decades between 1969 and 2012, Mevlut works a number of different jobs on the
Several months have passed, and Roland s two new tet mates have become proficient gunslingers Eddie Dean has given up heroin, and Odetta s two selves have joined, becoming the stronger and balanced personality of Susannah Dean But while battling The Pusher in 1977 New York, Roland altered ka
Patrick Bishop looks back at the lives, human realities and the extraordinary risks that the painfully young pilots took during the strategic air offensive against Germany from 1939 1945.