BIGGLES INVESTIGATES

Book First Published in October 1964 - 184 pages

 These stories were usually published in various annuals and periodicals, however no original publication details are known.

It is possible that they were written purely for this collection.

 

This contains eight short stories. These are as follows:-

 

BIGGLES INVESTIGATES (Pages 7 to 28)

A Spanish military plane is found upside down in a field and the pilot has disappeared.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

A RING O' ROSES (Pages 29 to 42)

Kerman Zand is smuggling Attar of roses and absolute alcohol in order to make expensive perfume.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE LONG CHASE (Pages 43 to 68)

A policeman is murdered in a robbery and Biggles chases the getaway plane all the way to Scotland.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

A MATTER OF CO-OPERATION (Pages 69 to 87)

Pug Donovan is caught after Bertie makes a trip to Paris and finds an illegal way to return home.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

BIGGLES CRACKS A NUT (Pages 88 to 104)

A mysterious body has fallen from an aircraft and Biggles finds out who he is and what happened.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT (Pages 105 to 116)

A young girl is mysteriously killed and the only clue is a box of chocolates lying near her body.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE CASE OF THE AMATEUR YACHTSMEN (Pages 117 to 152)

An Interpol operation leads to Ginger seeing a suspicious boat and finding gold in lobster pots.

 This story was never published elsewhere

 

THE BOY WHO WATCHED THE PLANES GO BY (Pages 153 to 184)

A boy writes to the Air Police after seeing an item drop from a plane. It turns out to be a body.

This story was never published elsewhere

 

The dust cover of the book shows Biggles flying an aeroplane with a close up of his eyes.

 

With the exception of the frontispiece, there are no story illustrations in this book.

 

Biggles Investigates

Subtitle - and other stories of the Air Police

Publication Details - published by Brockhampton Press

 

Frontispiece

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