Flying Boats of the Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Ships of the Sky

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  • Title: Flying Boats of the Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Ships of the Sky
  • Author: Richard Knott
  • ISBN: 9780709087595
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Hardcover
Flying Boats of the Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Ships of the Sky

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Flying Boats of the Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Ships of the Sky

About “Richard Knott

  • Richard Knott

    Richard Knott has a degree in History from the University of London He has worked as an actor with the Royal Shakespeare Company , teacher and management consultant His previous books include Black Night for Bomber Command Pen Sword, 2007 and 2014 Flying Boats of the Empire Robert Hale, 2011 and The Sketchbook War and The Trio The History Press, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Previously he has written two books on the teaching of English, a poetry anthology Wordlife, Nelson, 1988 , and a book of cricket quotations Cricket Wit, Wickets and Wisdom, Running Press, 1996 He is presently writing a novel as well as a book on the years between 1936 and 1956 which is otherwise shrouded in secrecy He lives in Clevedon, North Somerset, returning to the west country where he was brought up after living for nearly 25 years in Yorkshire He follows the fortunes of both Bristol Rovers FC a passion and the two west country county cricket sides a mild love affair.Favourite writers when I was learning how to write Hemingway, Scott Fitzgerald, Dickens, Lawrence Durrell, Patrick O Brian.Historians I like to read Max Hastings, Antony Beevor, Robert Caro.Authors I look out for Philip Kerr, Charles McCarry, Allan Massie, Robert Harris, C J Sansom, M J Miranda Carter, Alan Furst, John Le Carre, Aly Monroe, Donna Leon, William Shaw, William Boyd.What I like about writing the way research can absorb you and take you places you did not expect the serpentine process of constructing the telling of a story the craft itself the way words work.The five best books I ve read in the recent past A Question of Loyalties by Allan Massie The Camomile Lawn by Mary Wesley Marking Time by Elizabeth Jane Howard A Delicate Truth by John Le Carre and The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West.



131 thoughts on “Flying Boats of the Empire: The Rise and Fall of the Ships of the Sky

  • A fascinating account of a curious blind alley in the history of aviation I sometimes think that only a country with a history of maritime empire could ever have thought this would be a good idea.


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