Going Solo

Going Solo

Book - 1999
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As a young man working in East Africa for the Shell Company, Roald Dahl recounts his adventures living in the jungle and later flying a fighter plane in World War II.
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 1999, c1986.
ISBN: 9780141303109
0141303107
014032528X
0224024078
Branch Call Number: 823.914 Dahl
Characteristics: 209 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.

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Eric_23
Aug 11, 2016

Going solo is less silly than other Roald Dahl book but still is very well written

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lilly11
Jun 25, 2013

I really like these books because there interesting and fascinating Ronald Dahl lived and its kinda behind the scenes

SB2000 Jun 27, 2011

In Going Solo, Dahl relates some of his wartime experiences. Like all of his stories, it always feels slightly surreal though as always, when he relates something (shooting at a German bomber for example), he has the gift of making you see exactly that - all without lots of extraneous descriptive prose and in a way that you think: yes it must have been just like that.

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mexicanadiense
Sep 10, 2009

Brilliant stuff! I wish I'd known this sequel to "Boy" existed years ago, but better late than never. It really makes one marvel at how much the world and our values have changed in the past seventy odd years- mostly, but not always, for the better.

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