Airman

by Eoin Colfer | Mystery & Thrillers | This book has not been rated.
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Registered by HoserLauren of Burlington, Ontario Canada on 11/12/2019
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Journal Entry 1 by HoserLauren from Burlington, Ontario Canada on Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Received as a birthday present.

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Conor Broekhart was born to fly.
It is the 1890s, and Conor and his family live on the sovereign Saltee Islands, off the Irish coast. Conor spends his days studying the science of flight with his tutor and exploring the castle with the king''s daughter, Princess Isabella. But the boy''s idyllic life changes forever the day he discovers a deadly conspiracy against the king. When Conor intervenes, he is branded a traitor and thrown into jail on the prison island of Little Saltee. There, he has to fight for his life, as he and the other prisoners are forced to mine for diamonds in inhumane conditions.
There is only one way to escape Little Saltee, and that is to fly. So Conor passes the solitary months by scratching drawings of flying machines into the prison walls. The months turn into years, but eventually the day comes when Conor must find the courage to trust his revolutionary designs and take to the skies.

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