Going Solo

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Going Solo

By Roald Dahl

Book details

  • ISBN: 9780141371412
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • First Publish Year: -
  • Cover: Paper Back
  • Category: Children
  • Language: English
  • Pages: -
  • Weight(gms): 250
USD 9.85


Schoolboy Dahl wanted adventure. In "Going Solo" he recounts his days after leaving Repton, his secondary school, when he joined the Shell Company. When he complained that Egypt was too dusty, he was sent to East Africa, where he had the hair-raising adventures he had longed for - experiences that taught him "how to look after myself in a way that no young person can ever do by staying in civilisation". When the shadow of war stretched across Africa, he joined the RAF and became a daring fighter pilot across the Mediterranean...


Roald Dahl