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Biggles & the Pirate Treasure

(Biggles #49)

3.59  ·  Rating details ·  39 ratings  ·  6 reviews
This contains eleven short stories. These are as follows:-


The descendant of a pirate has discovered a treasure map, but greed ends in tragedy. (Dust cover).


A change encounter helps Biggles smash a jewellery smuggling racket.


Planes are disappearing over the Middle East. Biggles and Co. set up a
Paperback, 167 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by House of Stratus (first published July 1st 1954)
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Jun 25, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: ripping-yarns
Johns' heart wasn't in this one.

ETA: It was almost worth it for the deformed flying clown.
Paul Morrison
Biggles & Co. short stories. Most enjoyable in this collection were Biggles and the Pirate Treasure; The Case of the Ivory Idol; and The Unknown Diamonds, all set in exotic and far away places.
David Sarkies
Mar 05, 2014 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Boys who love adventure stories
Recommended to David by: My Dad and a guy at work
Shelves: adventure
Another Collection of Cool Biggles Stories
9 March 2014

This is another collection of short stories staring the ace World War I pilot in his post World War II role as the head of the Scotland Yard Air Police. Yes, that person is Bigglesworth, otherwise known to his friends, and many adoring readers throughout the western world, as Biggles. However, unlike the other collection of short stories from his Scotland Yard days, these stories seem to be a lot broader in scope and do not seem to be
May 22, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: jeugd, 2016
Dit is een verzameling korte na-oorlogse verhalen van Biggles en vrienden.

In deze verhalen krijgt Biggles te maken met een mismaakte clown, een diamanten-smokkelaar die apen gebruikt om de diamanten in te vervoeren, een smokkel van staatsgeheimen en nog veel meer.

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Invariably known as Captain W.E. Johns, William Earl Johns was born in Bengeo, Hertfordshire, England. He was the son of Richard Eastman Johns, a tailor, and Elizabeth Johns (née Earl), the daughter of a master butcher. He had a younger brother, Russell Ernest Johns, who was born on 24 October 1895.

He went to Hertford Grammar School where he was no great scholar but he did develop into a crack

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