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Gimlet Goes Again

Gimlet Goes Again

by Captain W. E. Johns

Publisher University of London Press

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Gimlet and his team go back to France again, this time in response to an urgent summons by the "Grey Fleas of the North". A French resistance courier was found dead while carrying a vitally important message for British intelligence but nobody seems to know what that message is.

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About the Author

Captain W. E. Johns

Williams Earl Johns, born 1893, was an English First World War pilot, and writer of adventure stories, usually written under the pen name Capt. W. E. Johns.

He was the creator of the fictional air-adventurer Biggles. In his 46-year writing career (1922–68) he penned over 160 books, including nearly one hundred Biggles books, more than sixty other novels and factual books, and scores of magazine articles and short stories.

His first novel, Mossyface, was published in 1922 under the pen name "William Earle". After leaving the RAF, John became a newspaper air correspondent, as well as editing and illustrating books about flying. At the request of John Hamilton Ltd, he created the magazine Popular Flying which first appeared in March 1932. It was in the pages of this magazine that Biggles first appeared.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Good first edition, with some light push-in to spine and several spots of foxing to top of page block and back board. In a good unclipped dust jacket with chipping to spine and a small tear at the top of the spine.

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