- Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
- Collection: "Peaks" Collection
- Year: 19-05-2016
- Translator From French: Konstantin Konstantinov
- Availability: In Stock
- Product Code: 1740-01
- SKU: 17.0057
- ISBN: 978-619-152-848-6
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In his first novel, Saint-Exupéry pays homage to “those elemental divinities-night, day, mountain, sea, and storm,” turning an account of a routine mail flight from France to North Africa into an epic rendering of the pioneer days of commercial aviation. The book is also a poignant reminiscence of a tragic affair, in which the uncertainties of love and flight enhance the mystery of one another.
In this gripping novel, Saint-Exupéry tells about the brave men who piloted night mail planes from Patagonia, Chile, and Paraguay to Argentina in the early days of commercial aviation.
Wind, Sand and Stars
Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying.
Flight to Arras
A recollection of the shattering days during World War II when, though the fall of France was imminent, a handful of French pilots continued to fight on against the Germans.
About the Author
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
|Translator||From French: Konstantin Konstantinov|
|Genre||Classics, Historical Fiction, Adventure Novels|