Sometimes, as Colonel Raymond discovers, the unofficial way of dealing with trouble can be most effective. When a foreign power is discovered to be sinking British shipping in the Indian Ocean, he calls in Biggles and his team to stop it by any means they care to use. And so Biggles and his friends set off on one of the most hair-raising and spine-chilling adventures they have ever encountered...Millions of avid fans worldwide have already enjoyed the adventures of cult hero and flying ace Squadron-Leader Bigglesworth - otherwise known as Biggles. Now these fast-paced, thrill-packed stories are available in this brand-new editions for today's readers.
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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 staggering 102 Biggles titles before his death in 1968.About the Author:
W. E Johns was born in Bengeo, Hertfordshire in 1893. During the First World War he served in the Machine Gun Corps, and then in the Royal Flying Corps. In 1918 he was shot down and captured in France. His first book, The Camels are Coming, was published in 1932.
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Book Description Red Fox, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099394510