Superb stories, daring deeds, fantastic adventures! Going Solo is the action-packed tale of Roald Dahl's exploits as a World War II pilot. Learn all about his encounters with the enemy, his worldwide travels, the life-threatening injuries he sustained in a plane accident, and the rest of his... show more
Superb stories, daring deeds, fantastic adventures! Going Solo is the action-packed tale of Roald Dahl's exploits as a World War II pilot. Learn all about his encounters with the enemy, his worldwide travels, the life-threatening injuries he sustained in a plane accident, and the rest of his sometimes bizarre, often unnerving, and always colorful adventures. Told with the same irresistible appeal that has made Roald Dahl one of the world's best-loved writers, Going Solo brings you directly into the action and into the mind of this fascinating man.
Publish date: September 26th 2013
Edition language: English
Series: Roald Dahl Autobiography (#2)
I've had this book on my shelf for years and decided, at last, to read it. Turns out that painfully annoying and fantastical author that my 2nd grade teacher forced my to read had some interesting adventures!Going Solo covers the years that Dahl was in Africa as an agent for Shell until he is discha...
This book was different to what I expected, but I liked it nonetheless. I thought it was going to be a novel, but instead it was a series of short stories, & they did not seem to have a sequence. I don't usually enjoy reading war stories, but this book somehow made me interested in them, although ...
Fantastic book for kids! So imaginative and creative. Easy read that children will find delightful!Roald Dahl is always brilliant! His stories and rhymes are fun and entertaining! Some of my all time favorites!! Such a great way to entertain children and get them interested in reading!
length has to count for something too and when you get a mere 200 pages, or essentially a third or half of a full autobiography, I can't bring myself to bring out the fourth or fifth star. the writing's good. it's just there's not all that much to this. can be read inbetween coffee and dessert, and ...
Two parts, quite separate - the first the completion of the tale from Boy, about Dahl working for Shell in Africa. The second about flying in the war, which ends quite abruptly with his return home. The first portion is far more satisfying than the second, and I understand there is some suggestion o...
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