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Biggles in the Orient
by W. E. Johns
One of a selection of the adventures of Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth, published to mark the centenary of the author's birth. The World War I supply route between Calcutta and China is a vital one, but something is attacking the planes that fly it. Biggles is called in to investigate.
You're out last hope, Bigglesworth,' said the Air Commodore, with something like despair in his voice. The war supply route between Calcutta and China is a vital one but something is attacking the planes that fly it. Again and again pilots set off, only to disappear somewhere along the line, never to be seen again. When Biggles and his team are called in to investigatem, flying the route is close to a suicide mission ...
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Captain W. E. Johns was born in Hertfordshire in 1893. He flew with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War and made a daring escape from a German prison camp in 1918. Between the wars he edited Flying and Popular Flying and became a writer for the Ministry of Defence. The First Biggles story, Biggles the Camels are Coming was published in 1932, and W. E. Johns went on to write a staggering102 Biggles titles before his death in 1968.
Biggles in the Orient by W. E. Johns
W. E. Johns
Used - Very Good
Random House Children's Publishers UK
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