Books: Aviator's Epic

NIGHT FLIGHT — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry—Century. Author St. Exupery used to be an aviator but he does not write like any of the aviators with whose literary experiments the U. S. public is familiar. Night Flight, a second novel, is a brief account of disaster on the South American airmail. Fabien, carrying the mail from the far South to Buenos Aires, flies through a golden twilight in which "night was rising like a tawny smoke." Presently the evening becomes less calm. At the airport, Rivière, "who was responsible for the entire service,"...

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