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Biggles Defends the Desert

Biggles Defends the Desert

Author: W. E. Johns
Series: Biggles
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Lost in the Desert! It's the Second World War and Biggles is in the desert, defending the vital air-route from the West coast of Africa to the Middle East. Urgent stores, dispatches and important officials and officers are regularly flown over this route, but lately a number of planes have unaccountably failed to arrive at their destinations. They've disappeared on route and Biggles is there to find out why - and stop it happening again. Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!
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Reissued with a stunning new cover, this is the perfect introduction to this classic adventure series for new readers.
Author description
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.
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General Fields

  • : 9781782950394
  • : penguin
  • : penguin
  • : August 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : W. E. Johns
  • : 823.912
  • : Paperback
  • : 272