The Ship of Adventure (Adventure Series)
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The sixth exciting installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series
An amazing voyage around the beautiful Greek islands becomes an exciting quest to find the lost treasure of the Andra! Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot are plunged into a search for hidden riches—with some ruthless villains hot on their trail! Will they find the treasure before it's too late?
see you.” Chapter 11 LUCIAN IN TROUBLE “HALLO, Lucian,” said Jack. “Come in. Have a sweet?” “Oh, thanks,” said Lucian, and sat himself down on the bed. He took a large piece of peanut-crunch out of the tin Jack offered him. “I say � this is jolly good stuff.” “Like a game of deck-tennis?” asked Philip. “Er � well � actually I only like playing with Lucy-Ann,” said Lucian, who was so very bad at the game that even Lucy-Ann beat him hollow. “Can’t give you others much of a game, you know. I
steps. Jack had to follow. Blow Kiki! She would behave like this just when he wanted to catch up with the others. He reached the parrot and she flew higher again. Finally she disappeared. Jack yelled up the stone steps angrily. “You wait till I get you, you bad bird! Playing me up like this! For the last time, come down!” A mocking voice floated down to him. “Wipe your feet, don’t sniff, pop goes the doctor!” That was really too much for poor Jack! He climbed the spiral stone stairs as fast
whispers about Lucian’s arrival. Philip was amused. “So old Rabbit-Mouth is on our side now!” he said. “Well � he’s not a bad sort really � only he’s such a nit-wit! Poor Lucian � I guess he was scared out of his life! Right, I’ll keep my eye on him � though honestly he wouldn’t have the nerve to do anything he shouldn’t. And if our dear Mr. Eppy pops his head up out of the column, I shall have the greatest pleasure in conking him good and hard.” Jack grinned. “Well, I’m off to sleep again,” he
so of course he didn’t answer. Mr. Eppy called again softly. “Lucian!” Bill answered, in a grim voice. “I’m here � Bill Cunningham � and I’m waiting for you, Mr. Eppy! The moment you try to get out of there I shall force you back � with this weapon!” Bill banged his wedge of wood down on the column with such a noise that everyone jumped violently, and Lucian woke up. There was a dead silence inside the column. Then there was a scraping noise, as if someone else was coming up the stairway.
the rest of us.” “What, Bill! Do you mean to say we’re going to leave a boat for these scoundrels to escape in?” cried Jack indignantly. “No. I’m going to ask Andros if he will kindly remove some small thing from the engine of the other boat � so that it won’t start up when the men want it to,” said Bill, with a laugh. “I think it would be a very good thing to leave them here, prisoners, till we report them, and find out whether Mr. Eppy has bought the island or not. If he has, he’s in a strong