Borrow
Buy

The Separation

by Christopher Priest

Strange, thoughtful and always engaging, this is a relatively straightforward narrative about a World War 2 pilot and his estranged pacifist brother. However, half way through the story shifts into a series of different realities and possibilities as the characters' decisions affect the world around them.

Extract

For me, the war was the only distraction I had from my private troubles. Now that the heavy affair with Brigit had been taken from me, I gave myself to fighting the war. In doing so I realised the danger in which I had advertently placing my crew. Those man were my closet friends and allies, yet for half the time I had been flying with them my mind had been on Brigit. I changed. I dedicated myself to war.

Parallels

Bomber by Len Deighton
Man in the Castle by Philip K Dick
 

Read Extract

Books with similar rating

Borrow

1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in

 
Email:
 
Password:

Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Password:
Confirm password:

Alerts

Email alerts are only available for registered users.