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  1. Public Bookmark 1

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    There are very few love stories which are only about two people. This is not one of them.

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    23 Apr 2015

  2. Public Bookmark 2

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    Charles Bigglesworth seemed to Algy over-emphatic, an over-exposed photograph of a well-know subject: too tall, too broad, his hair too fair and his eyes too definitely blue. There were ways in which that did and didn't matter.

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    23 Apr 2015

  3. Public Bookmark 2

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    Seventeen is far too young to be responsible for someone else's life. Biggles has many nightmares, but the worst is the one where Mark is dead and Biggles has killed him.

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    23 Apr 2015

  4. Public Bookmark 2

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    An exchange of letters between Biggles, Algy, their family and friends charts the path from schoolboy to veteran war pilot. As the horrors of WWI take their toll, so Biggles and Algy pass from innocent happiness to sadness and trauma.

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    23 Apr 2015

  5. Public Bookmark 2

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    Algy has an unexpected encounter that leads to an unexpected realisation.

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    24 Feb 2015

  6. Public Bookmark 1

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    Algy goes searching for mistletoe for 266 Squadron's Christmas party, and makes a new friend

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    30 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    The Honourable Algernon, getting up to high-jinks in an authentically Johnsian story.

  7. Public Bookmark 2

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    Seventeen is far too young to be responsible for someone else's life. Biggles has many nightmares, but the worst is the one where Mark is dead and Biggles has killed him.

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    27 Dec 2014

    Bookmarker's Notes

    They're both young-old in this and strung tight as the wires on their aircraft: very authentic and yet it left me with a smile on my face.

  8. Public Bookmark 1

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    When Bertie is attacked leaving a club, Algy comes to his rescue.

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    22 Dec 2014

  9. Public Bookmark 2

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    Algy has an unexpected encounter that leads to an unexpected realisation.

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    22 Dec 2014

  10. Rec 2

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    An exchange of letters between Biggles, Algy, their family and friends charts the path from schoolboy to veteran war pilot. As the horrors of WWI take their toll, so Biggles and Algy pass from innocent happiness to sadness and trauma.

    Language:
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    15 Dec 2014

  11. Rec 1

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    20 Aug 2014

  12. Rec 2

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    Charles Bigglesworth seemed to Algy over-emphatic, an over-exposed photograph of a well-know subject: too tall, too broad, his hair too fair and his eyes too definitely blue. There were ways in which that did and didn't matter.

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    5 Aug 2013

  13. Rec 3

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    Biggles and Algy spend the later years of the Great War in each other's pockets.

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    1 Aug 2013

  14. Rec 1

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    Women and men, in the clear blue sky of the war.

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    31 Jul 2013

  15. Rec 1

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    Follows on from Biggles' capture on Armistice Day in Biggles of 266. Biggles is a PoW in a war that is no longer; he's really not good at sitting back and waiting for his freedom.

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    14 May 2013

  16. Rec 1

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    Biggles has been shunted into shepherding some of the Air Training Corps; Peter Pevensie's just doing his bit for the country. Biggles can't help watching the kid, even though he knows it's wrong.

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    19 Mar 2013

  17. Public Bookmark 4

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    When Captain Terezi Pyrope of 266 Squadron, RFC, finds herself in competition with Captain Vriska Serket of 413 Squadron, it is a battle of wits to see who will have the last word.

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    16 Apr 2012

  18. Rec 1

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    18 Mar 2012

  19. Rec 1

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    Biggles is not the way Algy imagined him; not so tall, not so brash, not so masculine, and above all, not yet even quite an adult.

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    18 Mar 2012

  20. Rec 3

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    Biggles and Algy spend the later years of the Great War in each other's pockets.

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    30 Dec 2011

    Bookmarker's Notes

    Wonderful character voices, wonderful fic.

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