Great Flying Stories

Great Flying Stories



Frederick Forsyth, himself author of The Shepherd, one of the greatest flying stories of the century, has selected a magnificent collection of fictional tales by some truly distinguished talents. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Roald Dahl and Edgar Allen Poe are among the unexpected writers in this thrilling anthology.

Others - H.E.Bates, Len Deighton, Captain W.E.Johns, H.G.Wells and J.G.Ballard - have, more predictably, penned timeless stories of the air. There is science fiction too, mystery, horror, even detective fiction, in this, the ultimate flying collection.

About the author

Frederick Forsyth

Former RAF pilot and investigative journalist, Frederick Forsyth defined the modern thriller when he wrote The Day of The Jackal, described by Lee Child as ‘the book that broke the mould’, with its lightning-paced storytelling, effortlessly cool reality and unique insider information. Since then he has written twelve novels which have been bestsellers around the world: The Odessa File, The Dogs of War, The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and, most recently, The Kill List. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.
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