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Going Solo - Quentin Blake, Roald Dahl
Going Solo
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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... show more
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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142413838 (0142413836)
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
Series: Roald Dahl Autobiography (#2)
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What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
3.0 Going solo
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...
45 books to London
45 books to London rated it
0.0 Going Solo
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 ...
grapeapril75
grapeapril75 rated it
4.0 Going Solo
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!
nouveau
nouveau rated it
3.0 Going Solo
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 ...
thomcat
thomcat rated it
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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