By Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Three vintage experience tales, reminders of either the romance and the truth of the pioneer period of aviation: evening Flight; Wind, Sand and Stars; and Flight to Arras. advent through Richard Bach. Translated by means of Lewis Galantière and Stuart Gilbert.
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I think of them all the time. Just today, I met a woman — who shall remain nameless — a nice, smiling, 80-year-old woman, really kind and quiet, and I sat with her waiting for a taxi. But the more we chatted, the more I thought, actually, you're not nice, there's something sour and hard at the heart of you, and you don't let it out; you just sit there smiling. It's not like I solved her conundrum, but she's in my head now, that fixed smile — and I am writing her. She'll pop up one day in something I write.
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