A Pair of Silver Wings [E–pub New]


  • Paperback
  • 416
  • A Pair of Silver Wings
  • James Holland
  • English
  • 05 July 2020
  • 9780099436461

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Download Ï A Pair of Silver Wings ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Young man he once was and the devastated and traumatised 23 year old he was to becomeFollowing his experiences over the skies of England in 1941 through the dark days of the Siege of Malta to the partisan struggle in Italy A Pair of Silver Wings is a story of friendship love and the terrible legacy of war exploring universal themes of grief and redemption and one man's uest to heal the scars of the past well written and entertaining A bit like biography as fiction The story arc is carried by an elderly man coming to terms with what happened to him as a Spitfire pilot in WW2 and contains sections of narrative dealing with WW2 Gents who enjoy WW2 material on the History Channel will enjoy this one particularly I think Flickan som lekte med elden in 1941 through the dark days of the Siege of Malta to the partisan struggle Kanbayashi and Kirika Series 4 Break The Silence in Italy A Pair of Silver Wings Collins Awakening Phoenix Rising # 1 Phoenix Rising # 1 is a story of friendship love and the terrible legacy of war exploring universal themes of grief and redemption and one man's uest to heal the scars of the past well written and entertaining A bit like biography as fiction The story arc Edupreneur is carried by an elderly man coming to terms with what happened to him as a Spitfire pilot شوهر آهو خانم in WW2 and contains sections of narrative dealing with WW2 Gents who enjoy WW2 material on the History Channel will enjoy this one particularly I think

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Download Ï A Pair of Silver Wings ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB At the school where Edward Enderby taught for over forty years there were few who knew he'd once been a successful fighter pilot during the warIt was not something he ever talked about not even to his family And for over half a century he had for the most part managed to put the memories of those years out of his mind But fifty years on he is alone a widower with a strained relationship with his only so Few novels can truly claim to be both fictional and factual The much abused based on real events really only gives license to hyperbolize historical events This is as it should be Any story is a crafted work condensing and omitting tangential episodes creating new ones to serve its main purpose engage and entertain In Holland s A Pair of Silver Wings we can enjoy an engaging story along the lines of Bunyan s Pilgrim s Progress an epic that can only unravel with its protagonist Edward Enderby traveling through space and time effectually in order to loop back and pick up where he left off at the end of World War Two Actual historical events are pulled from Holland s seminal history the HIGHLY RECOMMENDABLE Italy s Sorrow and laced into the Enderby s fictional story Here you have a well told yarn inspired by a minute and empirical study of the Western Alliance s Mediterranean Italian campaign in the second world war Holland s novel gives you both real and factual events coupled with an engaging and heart breaking story An almost somatic understanding of PTSD is present here This effect was reached by Holland after the many hundreds of hours that he has spent interviewing survivors of the war s bloodiest massacres and veterans from all the major contributing nations that fought in the Italian campaigns the heroically strenuous and often uagmired effort exhibited by the Allies One long peninsula with a determined enemy making our effort against them similar to the stalemate felt by the Allies in the First World War Impossible terrain mountainous country taken one peak at a time unending rains an internal civil war a parity of numbers between the armies roving bands of partisans and paramilitaries from both sides behind the fronts hell on Earth Holland has been able to study all the effects mentioned above on combatants and non combatants alike His is an almost anthropological understanding of that time and place so much so that you can either read A Pair of Silver Wings or Italy s Sorrow and walk away with an eual understanding of what it must have been like Soft under belly indeedAs to a Spielbergian ending I would like to say that Holland is sharing his own enlightened observation that those men and women with whom he spoke to felt better by not ignoring those horrible years in their lives but by incorporating them into their own life s narratives We carry a novel in our heads and we re our own protagonists By failing to incorporate the traumatic effects of our most heinous moments we risk becoming detached to our loved ones not valuing them as key factors in whom we ve become To put it a simpler way you re living a lie by ignoring or suppressing your past Memory leads to mending which inevitably leads to loving This is what Holland is suggesting with Enderby s Scrooge like sea changed awareness What s worth noting is how said discovery was made by Holland via personal exchanges with the people who lived it

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Download Ï A Pair of Silver Wings ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB N and a career behind him that has brought him respect but little affectionIn 1995 Britain is celebrating the anniversary of the end of the war and Edward finds himself forced to confront the tragedy he suffered during those years Embarking on a journey of self discovery and personal redemption Edward travels from England to Malta and then to Italy and in doing so comes face to face with the idealistic Let down badly by sloppy editing one character is introduced as Canadian then becomes a New Zealander a few pages later while another unfortunate soul changes from Chuck to Buck and back again in the few paragraphs it takes to describe his death in the air The main character former Spitfire pilot Edward Enderby is rather unsympathetic at the start and it was only during the book s closing chapters that I warmed to him and started to care about his life and career Despite all this I always found myself wanting to read just one chapter


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    A Pair of Silver Wings [E–pub New] James Holland µ 7 Download Read & download ☆ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB µ James Holland Let down badly by sloppy editing one character is introduced as Canadian then becomes a New Zealander a few pages later while another unfortunate soul changes from Chuck to Buck and back again in the few paragraphs it takes to describe his death in the air The main character former Spitfire pilot Edward Enderby is rather unsympathetic at the start and it was only during the book's closing chapters that I warmed

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