Biggles' dangerous mission
Captain W E Johns
Known to boys all over the world as Biggles, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth is the archetypal British hero. Bound together in one bumper volume, here is Biggles at his fighting best in four more of his most daring adventures:
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 the Second World War 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 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.
Biggles: Flying Detective - Immediately after the Second World War, 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.
For men who were fans of these stirring tales in their youth, here is an opportunity to enjoy them again, and wonder at their enduring power to thrill. For a new generation of readers these four full length novels make the ideal introduction to the adventurous lives of Biggles and his famous crew: Flight Lieutenant the Hon. Algernon 'Algy' Lacy and Flying Officer 'Ginger' Hebblethwaite.
Soft cover, black & white illustrations, 784 pages.