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Book Review - The Airshipmen

The Airshipmen

A new novel for your Christmas wishlist

Based on years of research by author David Dennington, The Airshipmen is an absorbing historical novel that weaves its way through the world of the British rigid airship programs of the 1920's. From the back cover:

After WW1, Lou Remington leaves the Marine Corps and joins the Navy to fly airships. He is sent to England to train with his crew to fly R38 back to New Jersey. After a terrible accident, he falls in love and settles down to a blissful life in rural Yorkshire. But the British come knocking at his door with offers for him to assist in building the safest and mightiest airships the world has ever seen. Accepting the position could lead to a spectacular career with infinite rewards - or maybe cost him his life.

This is a big story, layered and cinematic, that I did not want to end. I could not imagine myself reading a book about airships, but it's much more than that - it's about blinding love, vaulting ambition, loyalty, greed, deception and the whole gamut of human frailty. It’s about a wonderful group of people that I came to love - full of secrets and surprises. I could not put it down.
Edith Schorah, Editor, Palm Beach Co., Florida.

A gripping story masterfully told, the book reverberates in the reader’s mind long after it is over.
Steven Bauer, Former Director of Creative Writing, Miami University, Oxford OH.

David Dennington, weaves a fascinating web of romance, courage, tragedy and shattered dreams, giving the reader a front row seat to eye-opening, high-stakes political battles on two continents.
David Wright, Former Journalist with the Daily Mirror.

A book review will appear in the next issue of Airship.
Author David Dennington has a web site at

Paperback     660 pages     15.2 x 22.9 cm     6" x 9"
ISBN-10: 1518642527       ISBN-13: 978-1518642524
A Kindle version will be available soon.

Available at for ₤19.75, at for $24.99, at for CDN$33.35, and at,, and for €29.00 to €30.00 depending on the VAT rate.

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