Ernest K. Gann | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Frederick J. Bell

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Critical Essay by Frederick J. Bell

There have been books about the men who fly bombers, torpedo planes and fighters. Mr. Gann's book ["Island in the Sky"] Ernest K(ellogg) Gann 1910–Ernest K(ellogg) Gann 1910– Courtesy of Ernest K. Gannis written about men who, like himself, are peacetime commercial airline pilots but who today are flying in war. Like all airmen, they live in a world apart and usually they find it difficult to convey to outsiders the sensations of existence in their island in the sky….

There is none of the high poesy of St. Exupéry, but there is fine straightforward prose that is as clean as a gull in flight….

This is Mr. Gann's first novel. In this reviewer he created a desire for more stories from his pen about those gallant men who...

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