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The Wailing Octopus (Rick Brant Science-Adventure #11)

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On a skin-diving vacation in the Virgin Islands, Rick and Scotty stumble across deadly spies. A thrilling science-adventure! (Volume 11 in the Rick Brant series.)
Paperback, 144 pages
Published May 18th 2010 by Wildside Press (first published 1956)
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Mar 28, 2015 Linda rated it it was amazing
WHY have I never heard of this series until a few weeks ago? They are SO much better than THE HARDY BOYS!

The fact that several books in the series are available FREE ONLINE is just an added bonus.
Matt Kelland
Enjoyable enough as 1950s boys' adventure stories go, but nothing special. Well, apart from one wonderful chapter title: How Sings The Gay Sardine?

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