By W. E. Johns
This comprises sixteen brief tales all of that are strange in that they encompass Ginger telling his comrades in 666 (Fighter) Squadron of his adventures with Biggles once they have been chartered by means of Dr. Augustus Duck (nicknamed "Donald") to take him to enquire a variety of unusual phenomena.
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