New York: Morrow, (ca 1960, c 1940.) Hardcover
Reprint. An attractive new edition of one of Shute's early novels, originally published in 1940, a romance set against the backdrop of England at war - the NY Herald Tribune called it 'a first class fighting story and a first class love story.' The account of the Royal Air Force at war is 'as real as only a flyer could create it.' No date (other than the original publication date) given for this edition, but the list of titles extends through Shute's 1958 novel 'The Rainbow and the Rose.' 284 pp. Fine in tan cloth in near fine dust jacket. (small peeled spot on front cover of dj.) .
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