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Flying Hero Class

Flying Hero Class

When Palestinian guerillas hijack a flight from New York to Frankfurt, they find an Aboriginal dance troupe among the passengers. Similarly dispossessed of their land, whose side will the Aborigines take? Conflicts of loyalty, terror and revolutionary fervour form the explosive ingredients in this riveting and thought-provoking novel.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 5th June 2014

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9780340560099


A fast, memorable read . . . when we look at the century in retrospect, he will emerge as one of the great writers
Literary Review
Enthralling . . . ranks with Keneally's Booker-winning best
Daily Mail
A smooth and elevated entertainment
Guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat . . . by the time the narrative puts its breaks on, you find he has navigated his fast-moving thriller over an impressive amount of thematic territory
The Sunday Times
Thomas Keneally has a keen eye for out-of-the-way cultural juxtapositions. Along with it goes an energetically eclectic imagination . . . out of the atmosphere on a beleaguered aircraft, he generates stifling suspense
The Sunday Times
Once you start reading, you can't put it down
The reader's anxiety is awoken soon after take-off and is kept to a high pitch throughout
The Times
As an intellectual piece of suspense, Flying Hero Class can hardly be surpassed
A novel of great scope, intelligence and humanity
The Scotsman