Biggles' Dangerous Missions
Four of the best stories featuring the Second World War pilot Biggles: 'Biggles in Australia', 'Biggles - Secret Agent', 'Biggles - Flying Detective' and 'Biggles and the Secret Mission.
- Paperback | 784 pages
- 176 x 222 x 60mm | 920.79g
- 04 Aug 2008
- Carlton Books Ltd
- Prion Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- action line drawings throughout
Table of contents
Biggles In Australia: Flying to Australia on the trail of his old enemy, Von Stalhein, in the 1950s, Biggles uncovers a web of murderous intrigue and his plane is attacked by a giant squid in this rip-roaring adventure.; Biggles - Secret Agent: During World War II Biggles is sent to Lucrania where Professor Max Beklinder has disappeared while working on secret research for Britain. Biggles' job is to find him and bring him home, but Von Stalhein has other ideas!; Biggles - Flying Detective: Immediately after World War II, Biggles, Algy, Ginger and Bertie are recruited by Scotland Yard to track down an airborne gang of jewel thieves. Their adventures take them from Germany to the deserts of North Africa.; Biggles and the Secret Mission: Biggles is given a special commission in the RAF in the late 1930s in order to solve the mysterious disappearance of supply ships in the Indian Ocean. Fighting off pirate cutthroats and hostile natives, he eventually discovers a secret submarine base.
"* '... one page of [Capt W. E.] Johns is worth many by others...' The Guardian"