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Chellsandbooks on Tour in Dorset.

Corfe Castle (c) Michelle Russell

Corfe Castle is one of my favourite places to visit while in Dorset. Not only is Corfe a wonderful place fill of cobbled streets and stone cottages, and is home to Corfe Castle, a majestic ruin, it is also home to a little quant shop set up in honour of my favourite author, Enid Blyton. 301 more words


'Still, I like Rollercoasters - Don't You?'

As we wanted to mark his birthday with some ‘Self’-esteem, I’ve been reading Will Self’s ‘Walking To Hollywood’. The similarity to W.G. Sebald (whose work Self has written about), struck me immediately. 728 more words

British And American

A Few Of My Most Treasured Books: A Glance At My Bookshelf

I, for as long as I can remember, have been a big fan of books. My first memory is walking through a book fair at my pre school with my mum. 730 more words


Unfortunately I gave my very favorite book of all time to my niece to read when she was a little girl and so I don’t have it anymore.

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Daily Prompt

We've finished! The Folk of the Faraway Tree

The truly great kids’ books, in my opinion, are those that appeal to adults as much as children. Because those are the books that are simply great reads, whoever the audience, and that is a crowning achievement for any writer. 670 more words


[Resensi Buku] Pasukan Mau Tahu : The Mystery of Banshee Towers

Kamu pencinta tokoh anak-anak penggila misteri karangan Enid Blyton? Berarti tak asing dengan lima orang anak dengan seekor anjing yang senang sekali memecahkan misteri yang terjadi di lingkungan tempat tinggalnya. 664 more words


Jolly Hockey Sticks: The Decline of British Schoolgirl Fiction

Whilst I was looking through old notes on Gosling and Auchmuty’s work on school fiction for my piece on sexualized images of schoolgirls, I found my undergrad thesis on girls’ school fiction and its decline in the twentieth century.  3,231 more words