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Book Review: Eagle in the Sky by Wilbur Smith

Contrary to the likely situations, David Morgan, an heir to Morgan fortune, wants to fly. However the way for his dream along with love is treacherous, full of fateful events. Eagle in the Sky by Wilbur Smith is, yet, another classic book. The book, like others, route through and towards the end lands back to the African soil to make it more captivating.

During a cavalier escape, in Spain, David befriends with Debra Mordecai (then a struggling writer) and her brother Joe; and later on David falls in love with her. During the war between Palestine and Israel, David becomes a jet-fighter pilot and serves Israel. In the following tragic events, Debra loses her eyesight, Joe dies; and David in a terrible plane accident loses his beautiful face. Post the tragedy, the separation comes between them. But, as a true hero, David finds and takes her to Africa to take care of his family business.

In Africa, the story becomes all the way more romantic and action packed. Debra upon finding her lost eyesight almost loses David as she refuses to recognize him.

The book has been stride beyond rave attention, by selling over 2 million copies. The highlights of the book are unbelievable, often, entwined into terrible war and bewildering romance. The setting of the book is extensive. Amazingly, Mr Smith is incredible at Eagle in the Sky.


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