By Ania Szado
A modern, trendy novel set within the subtle, incredible long island of the Forties, among the surprise of Pearl Harbor and the 1st touchdown of yankee troops in Europe—a deft, romantic novel a few wartime triangle regarding a twenty-two-year-old clothier poised to release her promising profession . . . the acclaimed French expatriate writer/war pilot, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who’s fled his Nazi-occupied kingdom and are available to ny for a month, simply to stick for 2 years . . . and his attractive, estranged Salvadoran spouse, the tempestuous, useless Consuelo, made up our minds to win again her husband in any respect costs—and seductions.
With Paris less than career through Hitler’s troops, New York’s Mayor los angeles Guardia has vowed to show his urban into the recent type capital of the area. A handful of yankee designers are set to turn into the industry’s first names, and Mignonne Lachapelle is set to be between them. Her ambition and ethics are transparent and easy, until eventually she falls for the prestigious and tormented adventurer Captain Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who, six months after the hand over of France, has fled Europe’s ashen skies after flying near-suicidal reconnaissance missions for the French Air strength. In ny, he writes a brand new ebook at the fall of France, Flight to Arras (it turns into a number-one top vendor) and collects (a yr past due) his 1939 nationwide publication Award for his Wind, Sand and Stars, a poetic account of his flying escapades over North Africa and South the USA (by the time of his arrival in big apple, in early 1941, the e-book has bought 250,000 copies). To distract himself from his malaise approximately France and at being in exile, and at his publisher’s offhand advice, he starts paintings on a children’s tale a couple of “petit bonhomme” within the Sahara barren region . . .
not anything approximately Mig’s courting with Saint-Ex is straightforward, now not his turmoil and sadness approximately being in long island and level-headed from wartime skies, nor Mig’s tempestuous sexual stumble upon with Antoine and the blurring obstacles in their creative goals, or Saint-Exupéry’s spouse who insidiously entangles Mig in her schemes to reclaim her husband. the best worry of Mig’s bond with Saint-Exupéry is available in the shape of a deceptively easy manuscript: Antoine’s paintings in growth a couple of little boy, a prince, who’s fallen to earth on a trip around the planets . . .
An impossible to resist novel that brings to existence the advanced, now nearly mythic Saint-Exupéry and the glittering lifetime of wartime New York.
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