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Now Captain Jonah Scott is not only responsible for the security of his passengers but for the survival of the entire human race. Unable aa continue to Europe due to the fact that it has suffered nuclear attack, or return to also attacked New York, the crew attempt to find a place to land sa plane. I wondered if it had been written years earlier.
Dec 05, Wayne rated it it was amazing. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? I was bored to death with all the aviation jargon.
Still, author David Graham makes this vaguely credible by highlighting the technical demands of not just flying a massive aircraft, but flying it through radioactive filth and hellish climatic conditions. I initially had a hard time finding it, but finally procured a copy through Abe. On the other hand, the United Kingdom has managed to maintain their fuel supply and some semblance of normality. Oct 01, Amy rated it really liked it. If you cannot return to your origin and your destination is now radioactively hot – your options are severely limited to the amount of fuel remaining in the tank.
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If you want a graam walking dead description, a “The Hot Zone” of radiation poisoning, don’t look here. May 22, Michael rated it liked it.
This is an apocalyptic story in a time in the near-past future coming off of the petro crises in the ‘s and America has fallen on dire straights.
But while these lucky people are in the air, the ultimate horror engulfs the world.
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This page was last edited on 20 Julyat The whole story take place on board a Boeing passenger plane carrying people, military and refugees from the United States to Great Britain.
Unable to land at London, the plane aims for Madeira and Gibraltar, but accidents and catastrophes on the isl The book starts off in an alternate sunlfss Cold War era, where the US has collapsed economically and has turned into a lawless third world country. But if you like apocalyptic fiction, it’s an interesting addition to your reading list if you can find a copy. I did like the way the story went, and some may not agree with it.
I remember this being a great story. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The book does have some weaknesses: It’s a piece of fiction, even so David Graham manages to make the main daivd sound so full of himself, to the point that the fiction actually sounds like a lie.
Oh no, he does not. But once in the air, nuclear war broke out, and Scott became responsible for the entire human race! Although safe for now, rising levels tp fallout from Graha, require that they evacuate, and they decide to fly to Antarctica.
My only gripe at the time of reading was the ending – I recently found out that there were two endings, with the one I read having the theological grauam which I hated. Sunoess is so prevelant and follows the book on almost every other page. And now, inwhile sexism still is alive and kicking, the type you’ll find in this book is nothing but ancient. Initially suspected of being xea Soviet landing party to secure the crucial mid-Atlantic air force base, it turns out to be carrying two female Soviet Air Force crew and a large number of civilian refugees.
Read aea that mention sunless sea years ago new york nuclear war read this book david graham united states happy ending jonah scott end of the world south pole well written never returned york city character development get a copy book about 12 years many years anyone knows last page. A terrific “escape the apocalypse” thrill ride. Israel’s strike triggers a worldwide nuclear holocaust while the plane is en route to London, the Soviet Union and China attacking America and grayam allies.
They must go on, and after some changes on the planes, they depart for Antarctica, where the fallout will not reach them, arriving safely. While over the middle of the Atlantic, flying from New York to Heathrow, it becomes clear that a global nuclear war has broken out. Unable to land at London, the plane aims for Madeira and Gibraltar, but accidents and catastrophes donw the islands prevent them from landing. What I received was not what I thought that I was getting, rather I found myself with a beat-up ex library copy.
Dunless Choose a language for shopping. During the night, Jonah and the apartment superintendent and guard, John Capel, must fight off armed burglars disguised as military police looking for the food Jonah and Senior Flight Attendant Kate Monahan brought with them.
The central hero of the book is a passenger jet pilot who is in the process of transporting refugees to the UK, which is more-or-less living under normal conditions due to more careful management of their oil supplies.
No military brass in a bunker, wasteland wanderers or small town survivors here – instead it focusses on a British airliner, en-route from a zea former USA when the nukes fly, leaving the plane no destination when the UK is splatted.
Worth a read, especially if this is your genre. Although it was written thirty plus years ago, this depressing scenario is still all too possible and this makes for fascinating, if grim reading. This is where the story gets really interesting as the crew struggle to sunleas somewhere safe to land.
Children of the Dust. I found the writing to be very descriptive without getting overly technical dzvid for a few rare instances. I have bought several copies-loaning them out to friends and eventually losing track of them. Jonah lands the plane at Lajes.