Biggles Fails to Return (Biggles #29)

Author(s): W. E. Johns

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Missing, Presumed Dead! When Biggles undertakes a lone mission to rescue an Italian princess from Mussolini's Italy he doesn't know he's walking into a trap. Against all the odds he gets the princess to the aircraft ready to fly them back to safety, but he never reaches the plane. He's last seen wounded and surrounded by the enemy, but Algy, Ginger and Bertie refuse to accept that he's dead until they see the evidence themselves. Join cult hero and flying ace, Squadron Leader James Bigglesworth on another action packed adventure!

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Reissued with stunning new covers, this is the perfect introduction to this classic adventure series for new readers.

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781782950400
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Red Fox
  • : 0.213
  • : August 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 19mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2015
  • : books

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  • : W. E. Johns
  • : Paperback
  • : 1115
  • : 823.912
  • : 304