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My Cousin Rachel
This adaptation of Du Maurier’s book, which I haven’t read, revolves around Read more... )

Adventure on Rainbow Island by Dorothy Clewes
I enjoyed this well enough, considering it was narrated by a sixteen year old chauvinist Read more... )

I've also recently reread The Ambermere Treasure by Malcolm Saville, featuring the Jillies and Standings. I’d bought a second copy by accident, although I can see why I didn’t really remember it. Read more... )
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The Luck of the Melicotts: Monica Marsden Brock Books 1951

The title struck me, as I’d been making comparisons with Saville’s books when reviewing the pervious book in this series The Manor House Mystery. As with The Luck of the Sallowbys, the word ‘luck’ refers to Read more... )
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Redshank’s Warning: Malcolm Saville. Armada 1963 edition

This is the book that introduces the Jillions (aka the Jillies – Mandy, Prue and Tim) to the Standings (Guy and Mark) and readers.

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A break from all the tennis talk!

The Luck of Sallowby: Malcolm Saville. Lutterworth Press, 1952.

I opened this with much less excitement than if it was one of the few Lone Pine or Buckingham books that I hadn’t read before (although I mainly have Armada copies). I think because I came to the Jillies books when I was older than all the main characters, I never took them to heart so much. But I was pleasantly surprised by this book. Reading it was less of a drudge than I remembered the last Jillies book as being.

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