The Island of Aruba
somewhere off the coast of Panama is the haven for several leggy
Sixth Formers sent there by a Special School for Girls for extra
study before their exams.... but study is the last thing on
their minds! A luxury hotel well suited to the rich and
All is fine until a coup on the island threatens the English
residents - they must all be evacuated .. Fortunately an old
WWII Minesweeper manned by a motley crew is nearby to rescue
them... the doddering old Captain, a drunken doctor and a
philandering Number One.... Love blossoms between a dashing
secret agent and the girls' French teacher ....
Contraband and a dreaded lurgy enter the plot .... The voyage
back to Instow and Appledore and a thrilling finalé .....
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