Boffo, the great air race

  • 20 Pages
  • 0.39 MB
  • English
Cape , London
Children"s sto
Statement(by) Frank Dickens.
The Physical Object
Pagination(20)p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22159462M
ISBN 100224013254

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Centred around a London-to-Paris air race early in the 's, this is a wonderful English comedy spoofing national characteristics. You know the sort of thing, the expansive American hero, the fair-playing Englishman, the great French lover, the emotional Italian count, the enigmatic Japanese, the humourless pomp-loving German, and so on.

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