Biggles Hits the Trail

Biggles Hits the Trail

by Captain W. E. Johns (Oxford University Press, 1941)

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Biggles has dated into problematic territory, particularly in how Johns depicts ‘uncivilised’ (though clearly in this case not unintelligent) people. Assumptions of superiority notwithstanding, this is a roaring, peril-filled, page-turner of an adventure, predicated Jules Verne style around a real-world speculative element.



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