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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.


Once you start reading, you can't put it down
As an intellectual piece of suspense, Flying Hero Class can hardly be surpassed
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
Enthralling . . . ranks with Keneally's Booker-winning best
Daily Mail
A novel of great scope, intelligence and humanity
A smooth and elevated entertainment
A fast, memorable read . . . when we look at the century in retrospect, he will emerge as one of the great writers
Literary Review
The reader's anxiety is awoken soon after take-off and is kept to a high pitch throughout
The Times