Blyton In Bombay

Enid Blyton is a household name in INDIA. But just because her books are universally known among the ENGLISH-speaking classes, it doesn't mean that she's universally loved. Bombay-born Shebana Coelho sets out for the INDIAn city of her own childhood to investigate the effects of a steady and persistent diet of Blyton. Would INDIAn children have been welcome in her world?

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Enid Blyton is a household name in India. But just because her books are universally known among the English-speaking classes, it doesn't mean that she's universally loved. Bombay-born Shebana Coelho sets out for the Indian city of her own childhood to investigate the effects of a steady and persistent diet of Blyton. Would Indian children have been welcome in her world?

20050331

Enid Blyton is a household name in India. But although her books are known among the English-speaking classes, she is by no means universally loved. Shebana Coelho investigates.