Nostalgic Bookshelf

Snarky recaps of nostalgic media, including Making Out, Baywatch, Blyton and Baby-Sitter's Club

Category Archives: The Famous Five

Nostalgic Bookshelf snarkily recaps The Famous Five series by Enid Blyton


[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #8: Five Get Into Trouble
by necromommycon on 17 Oct 2018

Necromommycon recaps The Famous Five #8: Five Get Into Trouble wherein the official summary is absolute nonsense, and the Five are the most organised kidnap victims in the world.

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Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton
by Wing on 20 Sep 2018

Wing recaps Famous Five #7: Five Go Off to Camp by Enid Blyton and GOES BOOM. A LOT. WE HAVE REACHED INSUFFERABLE JULIAN AND SEXISM FOR ALL.

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Famous Five 6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 3 Aug 2018

Dove recaps The Famous Five #6: Five on Kirrin Island Again by Enid Blyton, wherein everyone hates on Anne, despite her being the best thing in this. Also, there’s a tower, secrets, adventure, and it’s all incredibly boring.

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Famous Five 5: Five Go Off in a Caravan by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #5: Five Go Off in a Caravan
by necromommycon on 25 Jul 2018

It’s all food porn, flirtatious farm girls, and SECRET ADVENTURES.

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Famous Five - Five Go to Smuggler's Top by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] Famous Five #4: Five Go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton
by Wing on 16 May 2018

Wing recaps Famous Five 4: Five Go to Smuggler’s Top by Enid Blyton and spends far too much time bored considering the book is filled with smugglers, secret passages, and animal attacks.

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Famous Five 3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton
by Dove on 18 Apr 2018

Dove recaps The Famous Five #3: Five Run Away Together by Enid Blyton, wherein Julian is rather insufferable, but the food – when they get it – is absolutely wizard!

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[The Famous Five] The Famous Five #2: Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton
by necromommycon on 21 Mar 2018

Necromommycon recaps Five Go Adventuring Again by Enid Blyton. In the second Famous Five book, Julian, Dick, George, Anne, and Timmy the dog return to Kirrin Cottage for the Christmas holidays.

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[The Famous Five] Famous Five #1: Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton
by Wing on 21 Feb 2018

Wing recaps Famous Five #1: Five on a Treasure Island by Enid Blyton and nearly dies in paroxysms of joy over ridiculous children and their doggy and their charming adventures and their treasure.

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