Enid Blyton

Whores of phwoar: women talking dirty

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Jonathon Green is a tosher. As a lexicographer he dives into archives and emerges with armfuls of slangy curios, such…

Lucy Mangan has enough comic energy to power the National Grid

17 March 2018 9:00 am

After three hot-water-bottle-warmed evenings of highly satisfying bedtime reading, I can confirm that, even in a world where Francis Spufford’s…

Debate: Is boarding school cruel?

29 April 2017 9:00 am

Being sent away from home can make – or break – a child

Stop censoring Enid Blyton!

24 September 2016 9:00 am

PC versions of children’s classics were always doomed to fail

You realise how little you know of anybody when they die

31 January 2015 9:00 am

Whether or not you believe in the afterlife, death remains an impenetrable mystery. One moment a person is making jokes…