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Captain W.E. Johns - Biggles Goes To War (2nd Hand Paperback)

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SKU B002298
Synopsis

"Dangerous Ground! The escort fell in on either side of the prisoners, and at a word of command the party moved forward. Down the corridor it marched, and through an open door into a grim-looking courtyard. Across this it proceeded, and came to a halt against a wall on the far side. Biggles glanced at the sky. It was just turning pink with the first flush of dawn. 'If Ginger is going to do the rescue act, he hasn't got much time left,' he observed calmly. Algy said nothing. His face was pale.

In the uneasy atmosphere of Europe between the two World Wars, Biggles, Algy and Ginger are persuaded to defend a small middle European country from an aggressive neighbour backed up by an unnamed Big Power."

In the years leading up to the Second World War, flying heroes Biggles, Algy and Ginger are recruited by the Maltovian Ambassador to help save his peace-loving country from hostile neighbours. Their task, to rid the skies of enemy aircraft. But all is not as it seems . . .

Biggles is back!

Now classic fiction, the action-packed adventures of cult hero and flying ace Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth are available in new editions for another generation.

Details
  • Format : Smaller 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Very Good (Almost As New)
  • Category : Fiction - Children's Fiction
  • Published : 1938 (This Edition 2004 - Red Fox)
  • ISBN : 9781782952152
  • SKU : B002298
  • PPC : LL200gm
  • RRP : £3.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

'Inspiring reading' - The Daily Telegraph.

The Author

William Earl Johns (5 February 1893 – 21 June 1968) was an English First World War pilot, and writer of adventure stories, usually written under the pen name CaptW. E. JohnsHe was the creator of the fictional air-adventurer Biggles.