Sagittarius Rising download free [PDF and Ebook] by Cecil Lewis

Sagittarius Rising download free [PDF and Ebook] by Cecil Lewis year 2014
  • Book name: Sagittarius Rising
  • Author: Cecil Lewis
  • Release date: 2014/4/21
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780143107347
  • Rating: 9.66 of 10
  • Votes: 423
  • Review by: Alana Clevenger
  • Review rating: 8.58 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Total pages: 245
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A memoir by a WWI fighter pilot, with the adventurous spirit of War Horse and the charm of The Little Prince A singular, lyrical book, Sagittarius Rising is at once an exuberant memoir from the Lost Generation and a riveting tale of the early days of flight during World War I. Cecil Lewis lied his way into the British Army's Royal Flying Corps at age sixteen and was ordered to a squadron on the Western Front only a year later. At the time, flying was so new that designers hadn't even decided on basic mechanics such as how many wings a plane should have. Despite this, Lewis mastered virtually every kind of single-engine plane in the RFC, going on to excel in active duty and even to dogfight the Red Baron-and live to tell the tale. Full of infectious charm and written with the prose and pacing of a novel, Sagittarius Rising beautifully recounts Lewis's harrowing exploits in the sky alongside his wild times of partying and chasing girls while on leave in London. His coming-of-age story is unlike any other WWI memoir you've read before. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H28M10S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, British & Irish History, Military Veterans, Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Memoirs, World War 1 Books
  • Available formats: EPUB, TXT, WORD, PDF, TCR, OEB, GIF, DOC. Compressed in AZW4, XZ, RAR, AZW3, CBC, TAR.BZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.50 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x200x19mm
  • Weight: 209g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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