BIGGLES FLIES AGAIN

Book First Published in August 1934 - 224 pages

Eleven of the stories were originally published in eleven issues of Popular Flying Magazine, from July 1933 until May 1934

These stories were later all published, (except “Fair Cargo”), in eight parts, with individual story titles, in The Modern Boy, issues 377 to 384, dated 27th April 1935 to 15th June 1935

These stories were then later re-published, (except “Down in the Forest”), in four different air annuals published by John Hamilton between 1935 and 1938, see  Air Annuals 

 

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This contains thirteen short stories that all flow together into one complete story. The stories are:-

 

THE GOLD RUSH

Biggles, Algy & Smyth are working for a Company in Guiana. It goes bust and they get the plane.

(This story was originally first published in the July 1933 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished as "Biggles’ Treasure Hunt!" in issue number 377 of "The Modern Boy" dated 27th April 1935

 

THE MAID AND THE MOUNTAINS

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Flying to Bolivia Biggles and Algy go and rescue the President's daughter who has been kidnapped.

(This story was originally first published in the August 1933 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished (combined with the next story) as "Biggles and the Blue Orchid" in issue number 378 of "The Modern Boy" dated 4th May 1935

This story was later republished as a single story "The Maid and the Mountains" in Every Boy’s Annual 1952

 

THE BLUE ORCHID

Professor Smilee hires Biggles to help him find a rare blue orchid, but they are deadly poisonous.

(This story was originally first published in the September 1933 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished (combined with the previous story) as "Biggles and the Blue Orchid" in issue number 378 of "The Modern Boy" dated 4th May 1935

 

 

FAIR CARGO

A women called Juanita begs Biggles and Algy to fly her away to avoid an arranged marriage.

(This story was originally first published in the October 1933 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was NOT published in "The Modern Boy"

 

 

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Sandy Wyndham takes Biggles to a pearl lagoon, but under the water lurks a monster (dust cover).

(This story was originally first published in the November 1933 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished (combined with the next story) as "Sandy’s Lagoon" in issue number 379 of "The Modern Boy" dated 11th May 1935

 

 

BOB'S BOX

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A hunt for Robert McKane's treasure reveals that it is not what everyone was expecting.

(This story was originally first published in the December 1933 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished (combined with the previous story) as "Sandy’s Lagoon" in issue number 379 of "The Modern Boy" dated 11th May 1935

 

 

 

SAVAGES AND WINGS

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Doing a good turn for a stranger ends up with Biggles being kidnapped and his plane stolen.

(This story was originally first published in the January 1934 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished as "Biggles and the Head-Hunters!" in issue number 380 of "The Modern Boy" dated 18th May 1935

 

 

THE ORIENTAL TOUCH

Biggles rescues a Chinese man from the middle of the ocean. He turns out to be Li Chi, a pirate.

(This story was originally first published in the February 1934 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished (combined with the next story) as "Biggles’ Castaway" in issue number 381 of "The Modern Boy" dated 25th May 1935

 

 

DOWN IN THE FOREST

When Biggles takes a short cut, engine trouble forces him to land on water and drift to safety.

(This story was originally first published in the March 1934 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished (combined with the previous story) as "Biggles’ Castaway" in issue number 381 of "The Modern Boy" dated 25th May 1935

 

 

THREE WEEKS

Biggles tricks a Russian spy called Ivan Nikitoff in order to stop him passing on vital information.

(This story was originally first published in the April 1934 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

This story was later republished as "Marooned by Biggles!" in issue number 382 of "The Modern Boy" dated 1st June 1935

 

 

THE SHEIKH AND THE GREEK

Biggles is cheated by the title characters when trying to sell some pearls and seeks revenge.

(This story was originally first published in the May 1934 edition of Popular Flying Magazine – click here for more details)

(This was the last every Biggles story to be published within the pages of  Popular Flying Magazine)

This story was later republished as "Tricksters of the Red Sea!" in issue number 383 of "The Modern Boy" dated 8th June 1935

 

 

YELLOW FREIGHT

Biggles helps solve the mystery when two pilots carrying a cargo of gold are murdered.

This story was later republished (combined with the next story) as "The Plane Wreckers!" in issue number 384 of "The Modern Boy" dated 15th June 1935

 

 

THE LAST SHOW

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Returning to England, Biggles sees a package fall from a plane and finds a valuable pearl necklace.

This story was later republished (combined with the previous story) as "The Plane Wreckers!" in issue number 384 of "The Modern Boy" dated 15th June 1935

 

 

Biggles Flies Again

Publication Details - published by John Hamilton

 

Dustjacket

 

 

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