Pour a Christmas pint, Athenaeum readers, & settle in for one of the great aviation tales. Written by Frederick Forsyth, published in 1975, this novella tells of a 1950s RAF pilot trying to fly home to England for the holidays in a deHavilland Vampire. But fate, always the hunter, intervenes...
Thanks to SST/TA commenter Charles I for gifting us all with this annual Christmas Eve CBC radio reading of "The Shepherd."
Happy Christmas To All.