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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part 6

This will be the last post in this series as I’ve reached the last four chapters of the book. All the previous parts can be read here – part one, two, three, four and five. The original text I’m using is from the … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part 5

I got a far as chapter thirteen last time so it’s on to chapter fourteen of The Secret Island this week. The original text I’m using is from the sixth impression from October 1949 and the updated text is from an Award … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part 4

This week we start on chapter ten of The Secret Island, and continue until chapter thirteen. The original text I’m using is from the sixth impression from October 1949 and the updated text is from an Award paperback from 2009. There weren’t … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part 3

So we are on to chapters six to nine of The Secret Island. The earlier chapters can be seen here and here. The original text I’m using is from the sixth impression from October 1949 and the updated text is from … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition? part 2

Right, so on to chapters three to five of The Secret Island. The previous chapters can be seen here. The original text I’m using is from the sixth impression from October 1949 and the updated text is from an Award … Continue reading

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The Secret Island – How has Blyton’s original text fared in a modern edition?

As promised here I am starting a new text comparison, this time of the first book in the Secret Series, The Secret Island. My original copy is a sixth impression from October 1949 (and has an inscription in the front from … Continue reading

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