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9 edition of A Damned Good Show found in the catalog.

A Damned Good Show

by Robinson, Derek

  • 148 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Cassell Military in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, British -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDerek Robinson.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination316 p. ;
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23247580M
    ISBN 100304363103
    OCLC/WorldCa51966796

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DAMNED GOOD SHOW, the second of a loose three-book trilogy Robinson wrote that began with PIECE OF CAKE and ended with A GOOD CLEAN FIGHT, is not a A Damned Good Show book book. It is not a bad one either. It has all the Robinson trademarks I just mentioned; what makes it less impressive than some of his other works is the proportion of these elements to each other/5(99).

As a picture of life on a Bomber Command base where any of the aircrew could be expected to get killed at any time, Damned Good Show is very good.

It's failure to deal fully with the ethics of bombing left me a bit disappointed. Author of The Blue Pencil, Liberating Belsen and Two Families at War/5. DAMNED GOOD SHOW, the second of a loose three-book trilogy Robinson wrote that began with PIECE OF CAKE and ended with A GOOD CLEAN FIGHT, is not a great book.

It is not a bad one either. It has all the Robinson trademarks I just mentioned; what makes it less impressive than some of his other works is the proportion of these elements to each other/5(97).

Damned Good Show follows Squadron, Bomber Command, through the early years of World War One is set mostly during the period of the phoney war, with boredom and frustration the dominant emotions.

The two biggest 3/5(2). Damned Good Show is a novel by Derek Robinson, concerning the actions of Bomber Command of the Royal Air Force in the first two years of the Second World War. It is the third book of Robinson's "RAF Quartet", which began with Piece of Cake in and continued with A Good Clean Fight in DAMNED GOOD SHOW has received two fantastic national reviews: " Robinson is brilliant The author, previously shortlisted for the Booker Prize, should be mentioned in the same breath as Mailer, Ballard or Heller; the more so because it does not undermine in any way the personal heroism of the fliers.

Damned reads like a plotless, pointless, YA novel where every single bit of humor falls dead flat. First, the main character is a 13 year old depressed girl.

That's totally fine, except for the fact that the book also reads like it was written by a 13 year old depressed girl/5. Unlike previous Robinson novels, character development in Damned Good Show is minimal, indeed the entire book feels like it was produced from left-overs. The final section of the novel results in a merging of all three subplots into a rather dull and untidy mush/5(98).

Damned Good Show (R.A.F. Quartet Book 3) - Kindle edition by Derek Robinson. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Damned Good Show (R.A.F.

Quartet Book 3)/5(31). Good in good dust jacket. A slight tan to the page edges. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear.

The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Damned Good Show by Derek Robinson pp, Cassell, £ It would be nice to think of one of our more hawkish ministers picking up this book while contemplating flattening Mesopotamia from above. Damned Good Show (Book): Robinson, Derek: They had joined an organisation that advertised itself as ¿the best flying club in the world¿.

Now the young pilots of Squadron are flung into battle over Germany where their training, tactics and aircraft are all found sadly wanting. The spirit of the gentleman amateur flickers and dies in the harsh glare of searchlights over the Ruhr.

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In Damned Good Show, Robinson attempts to use the same winning formula that he used in six previous novels about fighter units to dramatize a notional RAF bomber squadron in However, Damned Good Show is simply not in the same league as Robbinson's previous novels/5(7).

Damned Good Show by Derek Robinson Be the first to review this item They joined an R.A.F. known as 'the best flying club in the world', but when war pitches the young pilots of Squadron into battle over Germany.

DAMNED GOOD SHOW has received a fantastic 5 star review in the Daily Express(28/9): " Robinson is brilliant The author, previously shortlisted forthe Booker Prize, should be mentioned in the same breath as Mailer, Ballard or Heller; the more so because it does not undermine in any way the personal heroism of the fliers.

Editions for Damned Good Show: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), 08 Home My Books.out of 5 stars Damned Good Books. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 27 June Verified Purchase.

Derek Robinson is the best author covering the RAF, the first three books of the RAF Quartet (not yet read the fourth) give a clear-eyed, unsentimental but moving account that one can believe accurately captures the people and the ethos.

/5(93).Stunts, inventions that defy science debunked by conventionalists. The Book of the Damned: rain of frogs, flood rain in same place successive days, cannon balls, gelatinous substance, fish, ice, luminous spoked wheels in Persian Gulf, footprints, strange auroral like /5.