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Blyton’s Mothers

Before anyone gets confused – Enid Blyton did only have one mother, Theresa Blyton, née Harrison. She didn’t get on very well with her mother and in fact cut all contact as an adult, and many criticise her own skills … Continue reading

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The Circus of Adventure

So I finally got stuck into The Circus of Adventure, and I have to admit, for all my sins I haven’t been able to finish it, but I have read 3/4 of it so feel refreshed enough to review it … Continue reading

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The Ship of Adventure

I finally got around to finishing The Ship of Adventure for this week’s blog, at approximately 8pm yesterday (Sunday) and then had to sit down and write the blog. It was a good thing that I re-read the book as … Continue reading

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The Mountain of Adventure, part 2

I have now finished the second half of the Mountain of Adventure (Hurrah! I hear you cry out!) I’m sorry for leaving things so long, but I hope you can bear with me. If you need to refresh your memory, … Continue reading

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The Castle of Adventure

So this week (and last) I have been reading The Castle of Adventure, or re-reading it I should say. It is one of my favourite Adventure books, probably my third favourite (Circus comes second and Sea comes first). Castle starts … Continue reading

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An introduction to the Adventure Series

The eight books in the Adventure Series are about the Mannering/ Trent/ Cunningham/ Smugs children (not as confusing as it sounds – honest) and the thrilling adventures they tumble headlong into at every opportunity. This lot are a bit more … Continue reading

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