The Rainbow and the Rose
by Nevil Shute
Heinemann, 1958 [First Edition], hardcover, dust-jacket
Very Good Condition, a little edge and shelf wear, previous owners gift inscription on front end-paper, minor foxing to fore-edges, dust-jacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, chips and small tears to edges, some foxing to jacket (see photographs)
Ronnie Clarke, a pilot on an Australian airline, tells the story of himself. When he learns that Johnny Pascoe has crashed in an inaccessible part of Tasmania trying to fly to help a sick girl and is lying with a fractured skull, Ronnie decides to try to land a doctor there, despite the tricky flying conditions; for Johnny Pascoe at sixty is someone whom Ronnie admires, always has admired ever since he taught Ronnie to fly back in England in the Thirties."