Biggles' Second Case by W. E. Johns was serialised in 8 parts in Boys Own Paper from February to September 1946. The book was first published in 1948 by Hodder and Stoughton. There have been 6 subsequent editions in the English language. The events in the book take place just after World War 2 in the French Indian Ocean territory of Kerguelen.
A graphic novel adaptation of Second Case was published in 1991 in French by Belgian publisher Emissions Lefrancq with the title Les pirates du Pôle Sud (The Pirates of the South Pole).
Note: The sections below contain spoilers. In particular, the plot subpage (click here) has an extended summary of the narrative in the book
The Special Air PoliceEdit
- Air Commodore Raymond
- Algy Lacey
- Ginger Hebblethwaite
- Bertie Lissie