Articles tagged Richard Hillary

Page 19 of March 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, March 1957

Book Reviews

"Fly For Your Life," by Larry Forrester. 367 pp. 8 in. by 5¼ in. (Frederick Muller Ltd., Ludgate House, 110, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. 18s.) "Fly For Your Life" is Larry Forrester's biography of Wing-Comdr. Robert Stanford Tuck, D.S.O., D.F.C. and two bars, one of the great fighter pilots of World War Two. It follows the pattern of many similar biographies and autobiographies of R.A.F. fighter...

Page 30 of January 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1966

Book Reviews

"The Sky Suspended," by Jim Bailey. 166 pp. 8 3/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (Hodder & Stroughton, Warwick Lane, London, E.C.4. 21s.) Jim Bailey, now a publisher in Africa, is the son of Sir Abe Bailey and his mother was a famous airwoman. In this book he tells of the impact of serving in World War II as a fighter pilot in the R.A.F. which interrupted his Studies at Oxford. Bailey writes simply,...

Page 104 of June 2002 archive issue thumbnail Page 104, June 2002

As a ghost

As a ghost from all the 'Cars In Books', with which I used to fill a column in Motor Sport, there are 'the large hearse-like Morris Oxford' in which John Mortimer rode with his family when he was eight, and the 'elderly Jaguar' around which he tells an amusing anecdote in his entertaining book The Summer of a Dormouse And re-reading the book The Last Enemy by Richard Hillary, I am reminded of...

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