Going Solo

Going Solo

Book - 1999
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The fascinating story of Roald Dahl's life continues in Going Solo, a marvelous evocation of the author's wartime exploits. As a pilot in World War II, Roald Dahl had some wonderfully exciting -- and frighteningly near-death -- experiences including encounters with the enemy, battles with deadly snakes, and incredible dogfights. Told with the same irresistible appeal that has made Dahl one of the world's best-loved writers, Going Solo brings you directly into the action and into the mind of this brilliant man.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 1999.
ISBN: 9780141303109
0141303107
Branch Call Number: j B DAHL R
Characteristics: 209 pages ; illustrations, map ; 20 cm.

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Eric_23
Aug 11, 2016

Going solo is less silly than other Roald Dahl book but still is very well written

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lilly11
Jun 25, 2013

I really like these books because there interesting and fascinating Ronald Dahl lived and its kinda behind the scenes

SB2000 Jun 27, 2011

In Going Solo, Dahl relates some of his wartime experiences. Like all of his stories, it always feels slightly surreal though as always, when he relates something (shooting at a German bomber for example), he has the gift of making you see exactly that - all without lots of extraneous descriptive prose and in a way that you think: yes it must have been just like that.

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