Sunday August 9, 2020

'If things had been different, Aer Lingus could have been another Alitalia'

Thankfully Aer Lingus had a saviour in the form of Willie Walsh, writes Fearghal O'Connor

3rd May, 2017
Pic: Getty

Alternate history novels appeal to the same special part of our brain that makes us slow down on motorways to have a gawk at the accident on the other side of the road.

You are not involved in the accident but, if things had been different and you had been travelling in the opposite direction, you just might have been. Novels like The Plot Against America, Fatherland and The Man in the High Castle allow...

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