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Wind, Sand and Stars - Lewis Galantière, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Wind, Sand and Stars
Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying.... show more
Recipient of the Grand Prix of the Académie Française, Wind, Sand and Stars captures the grandeur, danger, and isolation of flight. Its exciting account of air adventure, combined with lyrical prose and the spirit of a philosopher, makes it one of the most popular works ever written about flying. Translated by Lewis Galantière.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 0141183195
Publisher: Penguin
Edition language: English
Category:
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PijanaPoMalinach
PijanaPoMalinach rated it
4.0 Ziemia, planeta ludzi
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry zebrał w tym dziele swoje wspomnienia, przygody, refleksje z czasów kiedy pracował jako pilot samolotu pocztowego w Afryce i w Ameryce Południowej. Zawarł swoje przemyślenia na temat ludzkiego życia jako zjawiska. Ludzie są w centrum jego uwagi – miłość, przyjaźń, nienawiść....
MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
You cannot beat him for lyrical and intimate accounts of both the bliss and trials of early flight. The reading is like dreaming, and the language, whether plain-spoken or purely poetic, is haunting in the best romantic sort of way. "A pilot's business is with the wind, with the stars, with night, w...
MEslaymaker
MEslaymaker rated it
You cannot beat him for lyrical and intimate accounts of both the bliss and trials of early flight. The reading is like dreaming, and the language, whether plain-spoken or purely poetic, is haunting in the best romantic sort of way. "A pilot's business is with the wind, with the stars, with night, w...
Ashkan
Ashkan rated it
5.0 زمین انسانها
ای کهنه‌کارمند کاغذباز، ای رفیقی که در کنار منی، هیچ‌کس هرگز تو را به گریز راهبر نبوده‌است و گناه از تو نیست. تو همچون موریانگان، راحت خود را با کور کردن روزنه‌های رو به نور زندانت پرداخته‌ای. تو خود را در ایمنی شهر بندگی، در کارهای همیشه یکسان و آداب خفه‌کنندهٔ زندگی شهرستانیت فروپیچیده و پیله‌ای ب...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it
5.0 Wind, Sand and Stars
One of my desert island books. Transcendent. Amazing. Delightful in every possible particular. Highly recommended.
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