Malory Towers is my dream school, and I was always a little concerned that if I picked up the “new” stories (authorised, but written by Pamela Cox) then I’d be disappointed. It looked like a money grab to me. But I read all the St Clare’s books for the first time last time, including the new ones, and I couldn’t really tell the difference, so I thought I’d give the Malory Towers reboot a go…
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I thought it might get a tad tedious if I reviewed these all individually, so I’m going to give a quick overview of the rest of the series (my review of First Term at Malory Towers is here). The general gist, however, is that these are brilliant!
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After Monitress Merle, I was really in the mood to revisit where my love of school stories came from, so I returned to one of my very favourite childhood reads…
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I am a massive fan of vintage school stories, especially those written by prolific author Angela Brazil, who was instrumental in popularising and developing the genre. I’ve been collecting them for about 8 years, and have quite the collection! Monitress Merle was one I picked up in Hay on Wye – I just couldn’t resist that title!
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