Cecil Lewis





Cecil Lewis

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born
in The United Kingdom
March 29, 1898

died
January 27, 1997

gender
male


About this author

Cecil Arthur Lewis MC was a British fighter pilot who flew in World War I. He went on to co-found the BBC and enjoy a long career as a writer, notably of the aviation classic Sagittarius Rising (inspiration for the movie Aces High).


Average rating: 4.27 · 113 ratings · 16 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Sagittarius Rising
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 1936 — 14 editions
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Farewell To Wings
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Never Look Back; An Attempt...
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All My Yesterdays: An Autob...
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Gemini to Joburg
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1985 — 2 editions
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Wish to Be: A Voyage of Sel...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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So Long Ago So Far Away: A ...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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The Dark Sands of Shambala
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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A Way to Be
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1977
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Health and Beauty in Mother...
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1984
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