Fair stood the wind for France

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Little, Brown and company, 1944 - Bomber pilots - 268 pages
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An English fighter pilot brings his plane down in Occupied France during WWII. The family of a French farmer risk their lives to protect him. He and the daughter of the house are drawn to each other, but it is not time to fall in love.

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Review: Fair Stood the Wind for France

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

"Because of his tears the mountains were dazzling in the sun." Nicely written ala Hemingway. Downed pilot falls in love with French resistance girl who helps him. Will he get back to England alive? I ... Read full review

Review: Fair Stood the Wind for France

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I always enjoy reading books written in the time of their historical events eg WW2. The pace and tone are quite different from historical novels written now. This is a fine example. Tautly constructed with tension to the last sentence. Believable and likeable characters. Read full review


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