22 Mar 2016

Writers Week Robert Dessaix on Enid Blyton

From the collecton Writers Week 2016
Enid Blyton's What Shall I Be?

"Enid Blyton knew the secret places children like to escape to". Robert Dessaix has never quite found his way home. Enjoy the Australian writer's playful description of the lasting influences of a childhood reading Blyton. 

Adventure, friendship, loyalty, love, happiness, home and belonging; the works of Enid Blyton are rich with complex themes that Dessaix teases out in a thoughtful and frequently funny lecture.

"Pay Attention. Pay attention to the smallest things beside your path. Find infinity in them and you will feel a kind of happiness."

Warning: This audio contains adult themes

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