With annual worldwide sales of over ten million copies, Enid Blyton is one of the most successful and famous writers in the world. But who was the real Enid Blyton? Was it the driving force who wrote 600 books in her 40-year career and yet found time to be a devoted mother and a friend to countless young readers? Or the cold self-absorbed woman described by her younger daughter? Or perhaps a mixture of both? This biography describes her life and background, her two marriages, the development of her career and her writing methods - sitting hunched over a manual typewriter, supported by a plank on her knees, her 'inspiration', style and characterisation. It also deals with the multi-million pound business that the Enid Blyton indusstry has become since her death in 1968.
Child, woman, author, wife; war and re-marriage; success - with a sad ending; "she thought as a child"; style and content; Darrell Waters Limited.
Enid Blyton by George Greenfield
Used - Very Good
The History Press Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.