Eagle in the Sky

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Pan Macmillan UK, May 1, 1998 - Fiction - 336 pages
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"With a dull but awful roar, the Mirage bloomed with dark crimson flame and sooty black smoke, the wind ripped flames outwards in great streamers and pennants that engulfed all around them, and David staggered onwards in the midst of the roaring furnace that seemed to consume the very air."

Drawn to the sky as though to his natural element, young David Morgan spurns the boardroom future mapped out for him by his family for the life of a jet pilot. Then he meets Debra, the beautiful Israeli writer for whom he will fight, in another country's war, at the controls of his Mirage. Yet the breathless action which brings them together is also the very tragedy that will threaten to tear them apart...

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User Review  - bluetyson - LibraryThing

A romance, to some degree. It is the story of two D's, and how they are apart, then come back together. This is shown over and around the backdrop of Israel, and its conflicts. http://freesf ... Read full review

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this book launched my love for Wilbur Smith and all things African Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Wilbur Smith was born in Central Africa in 1933. He was educated at Michaelhouse and Rhodes University. After the successful publication of When the Lion Feeds in 1964 he became a full-time writer, and has since written 30 novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide. His books have been translated into 26 different languages.

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