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The Man Who Vanished into Space (Space #10)

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Title:The Man Who Vanished into Space (Space #10)
Johns, W. E. (William Earl)   
(70 of 100 for author by title)
The Murder at Castle Deeping (Steeley #4)
Kings of Space--A Story of Interplanetary Exploration (Space #1)
Published:   1963
Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton Ltd.
Tags:airship, exploration, fiction, science fiction

The final book in Captain W. E. Johns’ space adventure series takes Rex even further into the cosmos!

When the crew of the Tavona discover a body floating in space—and wearing a kilt, no less!—they know at once the man must be from Earth. But how? As far as they know, only they have access to the technology for travel. Once they return home they discover the man’s identity, and that he isn’t the only man who has gone missing.

Were they victims of alien abduction? By who, and for what purpose? It’s Rex and his companions to the rescue once again! [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:120 Info

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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