Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak.
Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.
They are ordered to flee to safety with their helicopters.
Two of them, both Europeans, have Iranian wives whom they love beyond safety and politics.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 1248 pages, maps
- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
- Publication Date: 02/12/1999
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780340766187