Biggles and the Blue Moon

Biggles and the Blue Moon

W. E. Johns


Biggles is requested to aid a chinese language resident of Malaysia, referred to as Lin Seng, circulate his certain pearl assortment to London. among this valuable assortment is an excellent pearl often called "the Blue Moon of Asia". Flying out to Malaysia and over Taihan, Seng's awesome domestic, Biggles reveals no compatible touchdown position. Going to Kuala Lumpur, Biggles makes touch with one in every of Seng's enterprise managers known as Tong. He tells Biggles that cell touch has been misplaced with Taihan. Biggles and Algy lease a vehicle and force out to enquire. discovering a holiday within the telegraph strains, Biggles discovers the physique of a put up place of work employee despatched out to fix the fault. The strains were lower and whilst Biggles fetches the neighborhood police, the physique has disappeared. urgent directly to Lin Seng's domestic at Taihan, Biggles reveals he's lower than siege from thieves who are looking to scouse borrow his pearl assortment. Twenty dependable employees protect Seng. Algy makes use of those staff to begin to transparent an overgrown golfing direction to show it right into a makeshift touchdown strip. the location takes a flip for the more severe whilst information is acquired that 50 Indonesian guerrillas have landed and are suspected to be making for Taihan. Biggles makes a decision to aim to damage out, to get to Kuala Lumpur when Algy finishes the airstrip. the following he can alert the Malaysian executive to the Indonesian incursion and convey the aircraft to Taihan to land and acquire Lin Seng and his pearls. Leaving through vehicle with Ayart, one in all Seng's servants, Biggles is delivered to a halt and captured by way of the thieves within the jungle. Algy comes to a decision to dam the doorway to the golfing direction by means of destroying a fallen tree over a crocodile infested ditch. utilizing gelignite, he blows the tree to items and this is helping facilitate Biggles' break out as the thieves have been taking Biggles to the golfing direction and they're stuck within the explosion. completing the airstrip, Algy and Lin Seng are getting ready for evacuation whilst the Indonesian troops assault. Biggles arrives by means of aircraft and with him come Malaysian executive infantrymen. Algy saves Lin Seng from a murderous assault so that it will thieve his pearls and he's ultimately flown to security. the image at the dirt conceal exhibits Algy approximately to blow-up the tree bridge lower than a looking at moon.

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