Is as funny as volume1A laugh out loud caper of epic portionsOur hapless hero Bandy causing chaos where ever he goes A really fun read Bandy is now in full bloom as a character and the fun and seriousness mix wonderfully At times approaches the best farce and uite incredible the interweaving of fact and fiction Enjoyed this than the first one Very funny in places
with an underlying sense the stupidity of the war especially the brass hats who seem to have no common sense Jack s prose is marvelous and the flying scenes are very well described giving an idea of what it must have been like to go up in aircraft made from little than wood and wiresI m reading the third installment now and I have to say they ust seem to get better Can t wait to find out what Bandy gets up to next Oddly Bandy is at his best when he is at the front running down officers stealing cars and generally causing mayhem for the brass and Germans alike A large part of this book was set at general headuarters which was somewhat less interesting Still would recommend this series to anyone who enjoys a good laugh. Entures not to mention English plumbing and an unforgettable honeymoon night That’s Me In The Middle is exciting full of military action in the trenches and in unforgettable honeymoon night That’s Me In The Middle is exciting full of military action in the trenches and in air and as it continues to flirt with history very fun. ,But With An Underlying Sense
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A delightful hilarious romp through WW1 with a most unlikely bumbling hero Bart Bandy Witty and laugh out loud funny this clever WW1 with a most unlikely bumbling hero Bart Bandy Witty and laugh out loud funny this clever is nonetheless well rooted in fact and thus manages to convey some of the harsh realities and inept leadership of that brutal war I agree wholehearted with historian Jack Granatstein s comment The Bandy Papers deserve to be read in private where insane giggling can go unnoticed I m really looking forward to reading of the Bandy books I find the bantering getting a little monotonous I think I m finished with series All I can say is that if you want a great Laugh about the UPS AND DOWNS OF AN INCOMPETENT and downs of an incompetent lovable bumbling hero of a flyer you have to read all of The Bandy Papers Books I have never laughed till I couldn t breath so much in my life I am enjoying the Bandy Papers series Like the first volume I found That s Me In The Middle a bit variable but never less than enjoyable and exceptionally good in placesBandy spends the first half of the book as Top Brass in London giving Jack an opportunity for some well aimed potshots at official incompetenc. Bartholomew Bandy has become an air ace On the ground he causes disasters wherever he goes but in the air he’s deadly shooting down dozens of German planes in the course of thrilling aerial combats To the amazement of. ,
E and infighting treacherous politicians and so on There is also the usual smattering of pure "farce and Bandy s endearingly hopeless social and romantic escapades This part is well wr " and Bandy s endearingly hopeless social and romantic escapades This part is well wr received a free electronic copy of this historical novel from Netgalley the estate of Donald Jack and Farrago Prelude Books in exchange for an honest review Thank you all for sharing your hard work with me This book was originally published in 1973 by Doubleday The second of a series titled The Bandy Papers this book is completely stand alone I loved the insights into protocol involving flight training in WWI England and I particularly loved Bart Bandy and his lady love Katherine
Lewis I enjoyed the way they both loosened up and found humor andI enjoyed the way they both loosened up and found humor and as their relationship grew But especially I consumed the planes the making of the flying of the repairing of the precursors of modern military flight This humorous telling of early days of WWI in England and France is an excellent lesson on finding a bright cloud in a stormy sky Second in a tongue in cheek WWI series Mild but funny Great readVolume All who know him he becomes Lieut Col Bandy and thanks to his new rank he meets all sorts of people including his fiancee’s memorable family As a handy rank he meets all sorts of people including his fiancee’s memorable family As a handy disposable war hero he encounters a number of hair raising adv.