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Monday #263

As it is April Fool’s day today, I had thought about opening this post with a false story about a brand-new and never- before discovered Enid Blyton book. But I wasn’t sure that I could carry it off convincingly. March … Continue reading

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Summer reads

After a glorious May, and a bit of a cloudy June, summer seems to have arrived in earnest in Scotland. We spent an afternoon at the beach and Brodie paddled in the sea for the first time, and I started to wonder … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Four by Laura  

 ~A bit of a reshuffle here at the World of Blyton for you today, we didn’t take into account our busy social schedules and Fiona realised that she wouldn’t have time to write a blog for today so we’re putting … Continue reading

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The Adventurous Four reviewed by Chris

Apologies that this is a day late but there was a scheduling issue and I only realised very late on Wednesday night – I blame a)work and b) the Christmas decorations that needed putting up yesterday – F. The Adventurous Four was first … Continue reading

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Monday 1st December

So it’s here, the dreaded (or celebrated) D month, and we’re in the middle of winter now so time to cuddle up with some good books and a lovely hot drink- hopefully in front of a fire if you’re lucky … Continue reading

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The Sea of Adventure

First published in 1948 this is the fourth book in the series.               THE LOCATION This book is set in and around some of the many small islands off the north-west coast of Scotland. … Continue reading

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Who’s Who in Enid Blyton by Eva Rice, a (very critical) review part one: Adventure Stories

I’ve had this book a while and have only read it once. I remember being a bit disappointed by it… and  I thought I’d give it a re-read to see if I could figure out why. My first thoughts are … Continue reading

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My childhood books, part 3

Parts one and two covered Amelia Jane, the Famous Five, the Adventure Series and Malory Towers. Next I’m going to blether about the Secret Series, the Galliano’s Circus Series and the Adventurous Four. THE SECRET SERIES I’ve always liked the Secret Series, though … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton: A summary of her writing career

Enid Mary Blyton was born in 1897 and from a young age loved telling stories to her younger brothers, Hanly and Carey. She qualified as a teacher in 1918, and in 1921 won a writing competition and after her writing … Continue reading

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