From the bestselling author of The Librarian of Auschwitz,
Antonio Iturbe, comes a captivating historical novel based on a true
story – the extraordinary life and mysterious death of Antoine de
Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince.
Writer. Romantic. Pilot. Hero.
Antoine de Saint Exupéry wants to do is be a pilot. But flying is a
dangerous dream and one that sets him at odds with his aristocratic
background and the woman he loves. Despite attempts to keep him
grounded, Antoine is determined to venture forwards into the unknown.
Together with his friends, Jean and Henri, he will pioneer new mail
routes across the globe and help change the future of aviation. In the
midst of his adventures, Antoine also begins to weave a children's story
that is destined to touch the lives of millions of readers around the
world. A story called The Little Prince . . . Fame and fortune
may have finally found Antoine, but as the shadow of war begins to
threaten Europe, he's left to wonder whether his greatest adventure is
yet to come . . .
Translated by Lilit Žekulin Thwaites, The Prince of the Skies is a moving tale of love and friendship, war and heroism, and the power of the written word.
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