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That Summer, told in intimate chapters from the perspectives of Lenny and Stella, captures a riveting tale of a wartime love affair between a young fighter pilot and his radar operator. This classic love story highlights the intensity and passion that arises amidst the chaos of war, and gives readers a thrilling insight into life during the turbulent times of 1940 Britain.

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It is late June and the summer of 1940 is about to become the myth that will define a generation. When Len Westbourne, an inexperienced fighter pilot falls in love with Stella Gardam, a radar operator with a far more worldly attitude, they are all too aware that their time may be short as the War becomes an epic struggle between the Luftwaffe and the RAF - The Battle of Britain. Told in intimate, alternate chapters from the perspectives of Len and Stella, That Summer matures into a breathtaking a classic love story vividly evoking life during wartime.

That Summer

ISBN: 9780571204731
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: $14.35
Authors: Andrew Greig
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Date of Publication: 2001-01-01
Format: Paperback
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That Summer, told in intimate chapters from the perspectives of Lenny and Stella, captures a riveting tale of a wartime love affair between a young fighter pilot and his radar operator. This classic love story highlights the intensity and passion that arises amidst the chaos of war, and gives readers a thrilling insight into life during the turbulent times of 1940 Britain.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

It is late June and the summer of 1940 is about to become the myth that will define a generation. When Len Westbourne, an inexperienced fighter pilot falls in love with Stella Gardam, a radar operator with a far more worldly attitude, they are all too aware that their time may be short as the War becomes an epic struggle between the Luftwaffe and the RAF - The Battle of Britain. Told in intimate, alternate chapters from the perspectives of Len and Stella, That Summer matures into a breathtaking a classic love story vividly evoking life during wartime.