In this brilliantly imagined novel, Amelia Earhart tells us what happened after she and her navigator, Fred Noonan, disappeared off the coast of New Guinea one glorious, windy day in 1937. And she tells us about herself. There is her love affair with flying ("The sky is flesh") . . . . There... read more
“But in the roar of the wind she heard the roar of an aeroplane coming nearer and nearer.”Virginia Woolf, Orlando
“To day we love what to morrow we hate;To day we seek what to morrow we shun;To day we desire what to morrow we fear,nay, even tremble at the apprehensions of...”Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
“...heaven did not seem to be my home; and I boike my heart with weeping to come back to earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out.”Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights
“I'm a practical escapist, and every movement of my mind, each digression from dream to reality and back again, is a faithful expression of my character.”
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