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By W. E. Johns

This comprises 13 brief tales approximately Biggles' adolescence in India. The publication has a quick prologue known as 'A note in Advance' and a brief epilogue known as 'In Conclusion'.

The tales are as follows:-

A try OF NERVE

Biggles does the bravest factor in his existence so as to shop the lifetime of his good friend, Captain John Lovell.

A bankruptcy OF ADVENTURES

Biggles saves his pal Habu from dying on a collapsing rope bridge.

MORE TROUBLE

Biggles is helping to take on a wounded leopard and a terror crazed elephant.

DEATH within the WATER

Biggles saves a tender boy from the jaws of a crocodile and later returns to kill it.

THE monstrous undesirable BEAR

Biggles is going on a undergo hunt with Captain John Lovell with a few unforeseen results.

THE person who acquired AWAY

Biggles has an come upon with a major python and breaks a tendon in his calf.

A type of EDUCATION

Biggles saves an Indian lady from a rabid puppy while he shoots it.

LIVING DANGEROUSLY

Biggles is charged by way of a buffalo and trapped in a tree. Later he's charged by means of a wild boar.

THE THUGS

Biggles saves his buddy Sula Dowla from murderous Indians, contributors of the thuggee cult.

THE BLACK INTRUDER

A look for honey ends up in an come across with a Black Panther, which Biggles has to shoot.

A PROFESSOR LEARNS A LESSON

Biggles acts as an interpreter for a Professor and has to avoid wasting his lifestyles while he falls off a cliff.

THE silly TIGER

Biggles is attacked through an injured tiger yet fails to kill it. His father and John Lovell hunt it down.

THE final ADVENTURE

Biggles saves a guy who's attacked via a leopard. 3 weeks later he is going to varsity in England.

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Certainly, there looked to be not anything he may possibly do. having a look round for Habu he may possibly see him in one other tree, at a secure distance, observing the complaints. James now gave the matter a few earnest suggestion. For extra purposes than one he didn’t are looking to be caught within the tree all day; in all likelihood all evening. For an extended whereas he did not anything, nonetheless hoping the animal would depart; and forever his perch used to be turning into a growing number of untenable. the warmth of the solar, now coming near near its zenith, fell on him as though blown from the open door of a furnace. And that used to be now not his in simple terms hassle. so as to add to his soreness the entire flies in India, probably attracted by way of the odor of blood, seemed to have arrived prompt. They shaped a humming curtain round not just the buffalo however the individual within the tree. James attempted to struggle them off, however it was once no need. They clung to his face, crammed his ears, eyes and nostrils. fastened as he was once there has been no escaping their power attentions. They drove him approximately frantic. in the end, while the buffalo confirmed no signal of relocating he determined anything must be performed until he used to be to lose his sanity. there has been, he inspiration, one attainable therapy for the placement even if he have been loath to contemplate it. His rifle. He didn’t are looking to kill the negative beast even though injured because it was once he feared it can ultimately die. truly, he doubted if he will be in a position to kill it, however it struck him shot may well result in it to depart him. He had no soft-nosed bullets so he resolved to determine what a superior steel-tipped bullet may do. With the animal so shut and looking out up at him he had a simple objective. Brushing flies from his sweating face he took cautious target on the challenging cranium among the good curving horns. He was once out of success. on the certain second that he squeezed the set off the buffalo selected to maneuver its head, with the outcome that the bullet struck the end of a horn, doing not more harm than knock a chip off it. The buffalo basically shook its head. James installed one other cartridge and attempted back. He heard the smack of the bullet, yet as he part anticipated it easily ricocheted off with a shrill whine. It seemed to don't have any impact in any respect. This obtained him rather fearful simply because he discovered he had just one cartridge left. One probability. Angrily he informed himself that by no means back could he exit with inadequate ammunition. He had realized one other lesson. He positioned his final cartridge within the breech. This time there can be no mistake. If he killed the animal it might be simply too undesirable, yet via now he used to be getting determined and in no temper to be too specific. This time he took for his mark a place simply in the back of the shoulder which may still achieve the guts. He fired. click on. The cartridge had misfired. this kind of factor had by no means occurred to him sooner than. therefore he discovered that such issues can, and do, occur. He became the cartridge within the breech in order that the striker might fall on a special position. He fired back. one other click on. Six occasions he attempted the cartridge ahead of giving up in disgust. He may well simply finish it used to be a “dud”. Now nearly in melancholy, unwell with annoyance and frustration, he sat again on his uncomfortable perch.

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