by Gavin Lyall
Roy Case, ex-Royal Air Force, makes a threadbare living flying charter cargo flights around the Mediterranean in an old Beechcraft Queen Air. His dreams of having his own plane and charter company rapidly fading due to age and lack of money. However, conditions begin spiral out of control when he lands in Cyprus. Not only did his employers go bankrupt, leaving him stranded...more
Published November 15th 2012 by Bloomsbury Reader
(first published May 30th 1975)
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Gavin was born and educated in Birmingham. For two years he served as a RAF pilot before going up to Cambridge, where he edited Varsity, the university newspaper. After working for Picture Post, the Sunday Graphic and the BBC, he began his first novel, The Wrong Side of the Sky, published in 1961. After four years as Air Correspondent to the Sunday Times, he resigned to write books full time. He w...moreMore about Gavin Lyall...