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Gimlet Gets the Answer (Gimlet #9)

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Title:Gimlet Gets the Answer (Gimlet #9)
Author:
Johns, W. E. (William Earl)   
(61 of 100 for author by title)
Gimlet Goes Again (Gimlet #2)
Gimlet Comes Home (Gimlet #3)
Illustrator:
Stead, Leslie   
(31 of 47 for author by title)
Gimlet Goes Again (Gimlet #2)
The Edge of Beyond--A Story of Interplanetary Exploration (Space #5)
Published:   1952
Publisher:The Brockhampton Press, Ltd.
Tags:adventure, fiction, Cyprus
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The story starts with Major Charles of the Intelligence Office briefing Gimlet, Cub, Copper and Trapper about a gangster called Nicolou “Knifey” Kniftos. Knifey had been forced to leave America when he fell foul of other gangsters and settled on Cyprus. Here his behaviour has been suspicious and now he has been back to America and is returning to Cyprus in a private yacht called the ‘Sandra’, with six other well known gangsters. Major Charles wants to send Gimlet to Cyprus to find out what he’s up to. [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Johns, W. E. (William Earl)

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William Earl Johns (1893-1968), better known as Capt. W. E. Johns, was a British author noted for his juvenile fiction featuring stories about pilots and flying. Johns first career was as a sanitary inspector but he soon gave it up to enlist in the army at the beginning of World War I. He saw action during the Gallipoli Campaign and also served garrison duty in Egypt. Afterwards he applied to serve in the Royal Flying Corps. He was posted to a flying school in England where he trained pilots. In the 1930s he began to write fiction basing his stories on his flying experience. All told he wrote over 150 novels and short stories for young boys and girls. (wejohns.com)

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