Biggles in the Orient

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RHCP, Mar 31, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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'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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Review: Biggles in the Orient (Biggles #30)

User Review  - Vickie Middleton - Goodreads

A really good read. Action packed and engaging. Read full review

Review: Biggles in the Orient (Biggles #30)

User Review  - Apryl Anderson - Goodreads

Joinks! Its Nancy Drew with an attitde. Granted, this was propaganda for children of the brave fighting forces for king and country, so the racist slurs were doled out with the best intentions. Ouch ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

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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