FIVE GET INTO A FIX
by Enid Blyton
Illustrated by Eileen Soper
Published by Brockhampton Press. 5th. 1966
Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper. Red boards, black titles and vignette. B/w pictorial endpapers. B/w illustrations.
Green ink shading to endpapers and tick marks to rear panel of wrapper. Browning to some pages. Price-cut wrapper is browned with edge-creasing; a few nicks.
Stock no. 2124098
- Seventeenth in the Famous Five series.
- The five are having the worst Christmas holidays ever with coughs and colds at Julian’s house. To recover Julian’s mother sends them to a farmhouse in the Welsh mountains for the last week of their holiday. The Five had nearly reached their destination, when they get lost in the dark and drive up a dead-end driveway leading to a large and strange old building called Old Towers on the top of the lonely hill. They think of asking for directions but seeing the building and grounds being protected by huge gates and snarling dogs, they hurriedly depart. However, while going down the slope their car feels heavier than before, as if someone/something is pulling it back. Finally, they reach the farmhouse where they meet Mrs Jones, the owner of the farmhouse.