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Felicity's Fifth Form

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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Carlotta King » 27 Nov 2013, 18:49

Another great chapter!
I'm enjoying reading about the play and how it is progressing! Muriel and Catherine and a right nuisance aren't they - I'm looking forward to seeing what other tricks they've got up their sleeves! I have a feeling that Felicity and Susan's punishments are just going to make them even more mutinous and determined to step out of line - those kind of girls always assume that they can do what they like, even though Felicity and Susan are capable of handing out punishments and showing authority!
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Carlotta King » 04 Dec 2013, 21:21

An interesting chapter this week!
I am looking forward to seeing what sort of trick the girls come up with! And what a surprise that Penelope has condescended to join in - I would have thought that playing a trick would be far beneath her, even if it did mean that she could get some revenge!

I was surprised by the decision to perform the first bit of the play in front of the parents. It just seemed a strange thing for the girls to do, as they would have no scenery or costumes, and to have all the parents gathered to watch would be quite a serious thing, as if it was a proper performance with everyone's parents there. But all it will be will be the girls performing part of it in their own clothes and without any scenery - a very odd decision for a famous school with an excellent reputation!

I like how Lisa adds little details about the plants and the gardening that Harriet does, that is very like Enid; the way she described the ferns and the leaves (because that was what was available at that time of year) is exactly how Enid would have written it - giving us information about nature and what would be growing at a certain time of year, whilst incorporating it into a story. :)
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Carlotta King » 12 Dec 2013, 21:18

Well, so that's why Penelope is following the rules!
I was surprised that Susan said what she did about them understanding Penelope better if she had told them the real reason for her behaviour. Susan stated that perhaps they would have been nicer to Penelope if they had known the truth, but as far as I can see, the girls were perfectly ready to be friendly if Penelope had been nice first.

The way Susan was speaking made it sound as if the girls were mean to someone unnecessarily, and that the someone had had some real trouble going on in their life, such as we have seen before, ie an ill relative or something, which made them grumpy or nasty towards the girls.
But the actual situation was that Penelope is just spoilt and was so intent on going to her posh finishing school that she thought she would look down on everyone and everything, and that is no excuse for her behaviour.
It seems to me that Susan is being far too nice! :D

Another very interesting chapter this week!
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Kate Mary » 03 Mar 2014, 08:59

Just finished the final chapter of the current weekly serial. I thought it was excellent, it really captured the flavour of the original Malory Towers books. I look forward to Lisa's story of Felicity in the sixth form.

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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Daisy » 03 Mar 2014, 10:33

I have just read the final chapter too - and thoroughly enjoyed the story. Like Kate, I look forward to the next.
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Tony Summerfield » 03 Mar 2014, 10:58

I'm glad that you both enjoyed Lisa Newton's serial, I did too and I thought it was a well written story. As yet I haven't been sent Lisa's final book in her series.
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby sixret » 10 Mar 2014, 17:34

I want to read the final chapter today but could not find the links(not just final chapter but for all the chapters)! Please help. :(
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Daisy » 10 Mar 2014, 17:39

It looks as if it hasn't been added to the other complete stories just yet.
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby sixret » 10 Mar 2014, 19:38

I hope Tony will put the link.
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 11 Mar 2014, 10:46

I emailed Keith and he has now added Felicity's Fifth Form at Malory Towers to the list of complete novels.
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Re: Felicity's Fifth Form

Postby sixret » 11 Mar 2014, 13:37

Thank you so much, Anita. :D
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