dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #215
pandinac at tartarus.uwa.edu.au
Sun Sep 10 09:54:51 EDT 2000
On Sun, 10 Sep 2000, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:
> More Enid Blyton series:
> The Mr. Pinkwhistle books
Mr. Pinkwhistle! How could I ever have forgotten Mr. Pinkwhistle?
...just lucky, I guess. ;)
> The book also contained some fascinating suggestions for gifts to
> make for your parents, like a blotting pad, and a jar of spills. I
> still don't know what spills are for, but I've always wanted to make
You set fire to them, and then use them to light fires, candles,
lamps, or whatever.
Since I was using the Alexlit author database anyway, I went and
looked up Blyton. What it's got is mostly stuff that's been named
already, but there's also a set of Adventures of Brer Rabbit (I'm
surprised I'd forgotten about those), Mr Galliano's circus et seq.
(read one of those), and the Adventurous Four - is "prolific" just a
polite way of saying "doesn't know when to stop"?
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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