|Title:||The Clouds Above: A Novel of Love and War|
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|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition (September 25, 2001)|
A Boston Herald Book Club Pick. Set against the Battle of Britain, The Clouds Above evokes the extraordinary summer when Great Britain's survival lay in The Royal Air Force, two thousand very young men, are thrown directly into the fierce struggle with the Luftwaffe. Len, an RAF Sergeant pilot, and Tadeusz, a Polish pilot serving in the RAF, become close friends despite their obvious differences, each aware that neither of them is likely to survive.
Although THE CLOUDS ABOVE has all the suspense and pathos you'd expect from a novel set in those legendary days, it also goes deeper, giving a real sense of what it was like to be alive then. It is as if the intensity of war and love awakens both Stella and Len to a fierce lyricism they might not have otherwise achieved. I still loved flying, that was something," Len thinks.
That Summer is the fourth novel by Scottish writer Andrew Greig. It was retitled The Clouds Above: A Novel of Love and War for the . Working class Len Westbourne, an inexperienced fighter pilot, falls in love with Stella Gardam, a more worldly radar operator. Stella's friend Maddy is killed in a bombing raid and Len's squadron colleague, Polish pilot Tad, dies in a flying accident.
A Novel of Love and War. by Andrew Greig. A fine novel, every bit as good as the one to which it will inevitably be compared: Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient. Pub Date: Oct. 4th, 2001.
The Clouds Above book. Told in chapters alternately narrated by the two lovers, and drawn from author Andrew Greig's mother's diaries chronicling her experiences as a nurse during the war, The Clouds Above deftly portrays both the adrenaline-rush horrors of aerial combat and the fragile but heightened romantic passions of wartime.
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Andrew Greig (born 23 September 1951) is a Scottish writer. He grew up in Anstruther, Fife. He studied philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and is a former Glasgow University Writing Fellow and Scottish Arts Council Scottish/Canadian Exchange Fellow Contents. In Another Light (2004). Romanno Bridge (2008).