Billy Bunter And The Blue Mauritius (Billy Bunter, Book 10) by Frank Richards

By Frank Richards

After having fun with a picnic along with his long-suffering category friends, Bunter, the outrageous fats Owl of the get rid of, insists they take a quick in the reduction of to Greyfriars tuition via an property, that's strictly out of bounds. Bunter will get break up up from the remainder of the lads and fails to seem for 'call-over' that night. The scene is determined for a gleaming sequence of twists and turns concerning land-owner Sir Hilton Popper, a pimple confronted thief narrow Judson and Bunter's irascible shape grasp Mr Quelch. They, plus the neighborhood police and the whole university, get involved within the hilarious secret of Sir Hilton's lacking postage stamp, the dear Blue Mauritius. there's even an extraordinary yet welcome visual appeal of Bunter's sister, Bessie.

review: Sir Hilton Popper, irascible land-owner, and a governor of Greyfriars - a perpetual thorn within the facet of Greyfriars males – is, we examine during this tale, a willing philatelist. His prized ownership is his Blue Mauritius stamp. so one can be capable of gloat over this at any time, he retains it in his pockets. He relatively should still be aware of larger. His invaluable woods aren't in simple terms usually trespassed in by way of Greyfriars males taking short-cuts; also they are a standard hang-out of thieves & footpads.

at the fateful day in query, all 3 are current on his estate. Sir Hilton is moodily considering these wastrels on the source of revenue Tax place of work, who've despatched him yet one more iniquitous call for, the recognized 5 are taking an unlawful walk in the course of the forbidden bushes, & a definite Mr Judson is stalking the lordly baronet with legal purpose.

Sir Hilton is duly robbed, & Wharton & Co, after a short chase, seize Mr Judson. usual readers of The Magnet were down this direction again and again.

As traditional, it truly is Billy Bunter who occurs to be within the flawed – or correct – position on the correct – or unsuitable – time! Frank Richards by no means wasted time on secret in his tales. How the stamp got here into Bunter’s ownership is instantly explained.

a slightly great little tale. we now have Bunter innocently rolling round Greyfriars with a £2000 stamp approximately his individual. A determined villain apprehensive to get it again, and 1/2 Greyfriars trying to find the plunder. All resulting in confusion approximately watches, tried abductions, & issues going bump within the evening.

The illustrations are far better right here than in a few of MacDonald’s past efforts. principally simply because they focus extra on Mr Judson & motion scenes, & much less on genuine Greyfriars males.

one of many larger post-war Bunter books.

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We need to get some rest. 50 50 – 30/3/10 14:34:53 Chapter 5: A Chilly Surprise The Safehouse in wales I’m off to look around. 51 51 51 30/3/10 14:34:53 iT’S A LOVELY DAY! what was all the fuss about? 52 52 52 30/3/10 14:34:55 What… on… EARTH? 53 53 53 30/3/10 14:34:56 ! 54 54 54 30/3/10 14:34:57 “ Timonen! SAAR! Y ou’ll want to see this,” said Albrecht, hurrying himself back into the wooden shack. Timonen was sat picking his toenails and flicking them at Saar. The mystic yeti was used to this and swatted them away with his staff.

The sheep had huddled together to keep warm. Their thick brown and white woolly coats darted back and forth in the swirling wind and their long faces were hidden from view under thick manes of dangling curls. “It’s a totally different species,” muttered Saar. Timonen patted one with his enormous hand. “They don’t look much different,” he said. ” Albrecht sighed. He knew what this meant. 60 60 60 Operation Robot Storm 30/3/10 14:35:01 Timonen piled the sheep onto his shoulders. ” said the fully laden yeti.

Definitely robots,” he replied. ” A look of pure joy came over Timonen’s face. He jumped out of hiding and ran at the two beams of light now heading straight for him. 63 63 63 Operation Robot Storm 30/3/10 14:35:02 faster. The growling engine drew closer and, just as Timonen was about to leap fist first into the blinding lights, he ground to an abrupt halt and began to run back towards the boulder. ” he roared. ” A sizzling beam of green light shot out from the front of the snowmobile, travelled over his shoulder and flew upwards into the sky.

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