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Edition in South America for many years coincidentally it s the same expedition Mary Lou s father is on goodness there s a ot of coincidences in this book Verity Anne is terribly old fashioned doesn t want to join in games and thinks that speaking German is unpatriotic this is the book where the rule of alternate days of English French and German is re introduced yay That was always the aspect of the Chalet School that I found most romantic as a child While she clashes with the mistresses a The Message Glorious lot on these points they don t particularly discipline her other then sending her to bed they seem rather confused by her All is fixed when her father comes home and reforms her after which she soon expresses a desire to beike the other Chalet girls to conform is always the greatest desire of a true Chalet School girlMary Lou and Clem in contrast have fairly uneventful terms Mary Lou is working terribly hard at her schoolwork in an effort to move up a form to be closer to Clem and makes herself ill at one point through overwork although she soon recovers Mary Lou also becomes terribly close to the Maynards she calls Jo Aunty and has O Cérebro de Broca lots of deep and meaningfuls with her showing us that she s going to be an important character Anyone who s that close to Jo becomes important Well here s where the irrepressible Mary Lou shows up She s enough of a defined character already and one of Brent Dyer s strengths is that she isn t Joey 20 that the series feels newly invigorated And I will always find Verity Ann hilarious She makes meaugh I read ater books with an eye toward the number of times the adjective silvery is used about her voice original anguage is not one of Brent Dyer s strengthsI wouldn t recommend these really a friend borrowed a volume from me once with dubious results Still there s something so relaxing about a series of 40 volumes where you can generally count on a familiar school setting with structure tempering the chaos There are schoolgirl escapades often melodramatic sometimes hair raising but within Breaking The Curse (Sexy Reversed Fairy Tales limits And to borrow a phrase from Enid Blyton there s that inescapable English honor that eventually infects even the most recalcitrantends the prefects amazing gravitas and allows the teachers an authority and a withering command of angua. Now in this classic series of books first published in the 1920s join the Chalet School's first pupil Joey Bettany as she forges strong bonds of

Oh wonderful One of the rare middle books where EBD is visibly introducing her new stars and yet there s no caricature no cardboard models Mary Lou is delightful and real and young Verity Ann is hopeless and alone Joey is grown up without a halo in action and by report And as ever EBD is spot on in her depiction of grief and egacy and in the spaces it ROMANTIC TAKEOVER leaves behind and it is so bittersweet and beautifully done Iiked this one very much A very school based one and I ve always ike Mary Lou Love the unsentimental expressions of friendship Steady intelligent Mary Lou Trelawney reluctantlyheads off to the Chalet School now headed by the formidable Miss Hilda Annersley and Miss Wilson comforted that she will be attending with her friends Joey s oldest daughters Len Con and Margot But she hates to eave behind her dearest friend and neighbor Keeper of the Light lively Clem Clemence Barras Spoilers ahead At school Mary Lou meets talented silvery voiced Verity Ann Carey who is somehow too staid and even prissy to fully fit in with the independent resourceful Chalet School girls Plus she does not want toearn to speak German Do you think Mary Lou and Verity Ann will have an unexpected connection Do you think a sudden tragedy will Shattered Spear (The Lost Stars, link them forever Do you think Clem will turn up again Do you think Mary Lou will become the second most popular and influential girl ever to walk the halls of the Chalet School after Joey of course You will have to read the book to find out Or you could just guess One of the most entertaining of the Chalet School books but I would haveiked to see of the triplets and Mary Lou is just a The Homing little too good to be true 355This was pretty enjoyable but the resolution of Verity was extremely disappointing andowered the whole book for me In which we meet the one and only Mary Lou 21 in the series I m about a third of the way through Astonishing I really The Women of Easter liked this book as it sets up three characters who are going to part of the ongoing story for some time Mary Lou is reluctant to go to school but fits in very well particularly when her great friend Clem also coincidentally appears as a new pupil Verity Anne our other new pupil doesn t fit in nearly as well as the other two She s been brought up by elderly people as her father has been on an exp. When Madge Bettany decides to start a school in the Austrian Alpsittle does she realize how such a small idea will so completely change her ife.

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Ge that no other school obviously can hope to mimicThere s no real reason to ike these is my point if you haven t grown up on them or on Enid Blyton and are no The Power of One longer inoculated against repetitive endless British boarding school stories in which case you will find these mostly charming against all odds Mary Lou will always be a favourite character of mine alongside joey Rereading this books is enjoyable and reminds me why Ioved the series so much when I was younger One of my favourite films is Stagecoach which stars John Wayne There s a shot in this film which you can see here that makes John Wayne a star The camera swings into him with such exuberance and then when it meets him it keeps going and ends up framed on that face This is a director making a star and it s the first thing I thought of when I reread Three Go To The Chalet School This is a book where several big characters debut Mary Lou Trelawney Verity Ann Carey and Clem Barras and it s a book which features several of the The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, landmark incidents of the series You know the sorts of incidents I mean they re the ones that somebody indirectly mentions thirty seven booksater and everyone aughs and you ve not actually read the book that the original incident occurs in so you re just all well whatever I m digressing Three Go To The Chalet School s a well told book and it s purp The main three girls in this book are Mary Lou Trelawney Clem Barras and Verity Ann CareyMary Lou and Clem become friends first in the tiny village that they stay there aren t many other children around Although there s a three year difference they are fast friends However one day Mary Lou s mother informs her that they are moving away so that she can go to a good school which turns out to be the Chalet School So Mary Lou and Clem are partedVerity Ann s mother passed away uite awhile ago and she has been in the custody of guardians since then Her father is away on an expedition to the and it turns out that Mary Lou s father is also on the same trip So she has been sent to the Chalet School She s a uaint character who acts much older than her age She finds it hard to get along but Mary Lou tries to befriend herLater on in the term Clem also turns up at the Chalet School So Mary Lou and Clem are reunited once again. Riendship with girls from Europe and America Independent intelligent resourceful and bold the girls of Chalet School make each new term and adventu.

Elinor M Brent Dyer was born as Gladys Eleanor May Dyer on 6th April 1894 in South Shields in the industrial northeast of England and grew up in a terraced house which had no garden or inside toilet She was the only daughter of Eleanor Watson Rutherford and Charles Morris Brent Dyer Her father who had been married before left home when she was three years old In 1912 her brother Henzell d