desert island question

Allison Marles apm at
Sun Apr 25 10:10:29 EDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 08:19:39PM +0100, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> E. Nesbit.  My personal favourite is "The Magic City", but that seems to be
> impossible to get hold of these days.  "The Story of the Treasure Seekers"
> has vivid depictions of Victorian London, and the kids' efforts to make
> money are very convincing.  Plus I love the device of having one of the kids
> tell the story without telling you overtly which one it is.

This could be compared to Time of the Ghost if we wanted to pull in a
DWJ connection.  Although, she not only doesn't tell you who is telling
the story, the person telling the story doesn't know.
I'm too young to buy a lifetime supply of Ovaltine.
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