Cameras on Carolyn by Irene Byers

I managed to obtain a second-hand copy of Cameras on Carolyn at some considerable expense. While I enjoyed it, I'd recommend reading it for free via a deposit library rather than investing in it yourself (unless you can find it for a couple of quid in a second-hand shop). The story picks up from "Stage … Continue reading Cameras on Carolyn by Irene Byers

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The Stage Under the Cedars by Irene Byers

I managed to get a second hand copy of this rare work (you'll find it in the British Library of course, and other legal deposit libraries) and read it with some interest. It seems to be a vintage "young adult" novel: aimed perhaps at older teenagers and university students. The plot hinges around the interestingly … Continue reading The Stage Under the Cedars by Irene Byers

The Adventure of the Floating Flat by Irene Byers

A vintage children's story with great charm. I picked up this novel in a second hand shop, never having heard of the author Irene Byers before. I've since been astonished to discover that she wrote over forty novels, mainly for children, yet barely anything is known of her. Out of curiosity I have ordered several … Continue reading The Adventure of the Floating Flat by Irene Byers