Novel Review – Elements of Drama of Enid Blyton's Adventure of the Strange Ruby Novel


The theme of this novel is journey and friendship.

Essential Characters

  • Pat
  • Tessa
  • David
  • Religion
  • Miss Twisley

Abstract of the story (plot)

This novel tells about an journey of two youngsters who tried to free their mates, the twins, from being kidnapped by some individuals who needed a useful ruby ​​that belonged to them. Sadly, one of many kidnappers was their very own governess. They 4 had acquired a lot nice journey earlier than they may get free and despatched the abductors to the jail.

Initially, Pat and Tessa learn a newspaper which stated that the sinister ruby ​​that first owned by a strong Indian ruler after which he gave it to an Englishman, Main Ellis Gathergood, now it was owned by the twins of 12, Religion and David Gathergood. Pat and Tessa had ever met the twins final yr. Then they wrote a letter to them, they needed the twins to point out the ruby.

No reply got here to Tessa's letter for a while. Then, on the third day of the summer season holidays, there got here a letter addressed to Tessa from Religion stated that it was true they acquired the ruby, however they haven't seen it.

Pat and Tessa heard nothing extra for an entire week, after which one other letter turned up stated that issues weren't too good, the twins have been within the automobile they usually have been going to Bringking Hill – a minimum of that was they heard. They threw that letter out of the automobile hoping it will likely be discovered and posted by somebody.

Tessa felt that there was one thing up, so that they seemed up their Daddy's lodge and storage guide to see if Bringking Hill was talked about. There was no point out of Bringking Hill, however there was apparently a city referred to as Brinkin, they supposed this Brinkin is the Bringking Hill Religion wrote about and they’d go there to see the twins.

Within the Brinkin Hill they discovered a 10-feet-high wall, they seemed for the door but it surely was locked, so that they climbed the wall by shin up the tree close to it. They noticed an incredible home with towers at every finish. They noticed one window, up on the second flooring, had no curtains pulled throughout they usually noticed a motion behind the window. Then a face seemed out, however what sort of face they have been too far to see.

Quickly they have been each over the wall and down on the bottom. They stood behind a bush from which they may see the second flooring window that had no curtains drawn throughout it. Pat threw a stone to the window to get know whether or not the twins have been there. In reality, there the twins, they threw the important thing of backyard door to Pat in order that Pat and Tessa might are available in.

They got here in to the home at night time when everybody was sleeping. Once they have been within the kitchen, Pat fell over a cat, he went down and ran into the again of a girl's chair, he made her stand up in order that the girl shouted to everybody in that home to catch him. Pat was being caught, however Tessa was hiding behind the scenes in that kitchen.

Three males introduced Pat to the room the place the twins have been. After that they went to the kitchen and requested the girl – she was the twins' governess, about Pat however she didn't know him, after which Tessa listened to their dialog, she realized that Religion and David had been kidnapped and their ransom was the unusual ruby.

After everybody had left the kitchen and gone to mattress once more, Tessa went to the second flooring and seemed for the twins' and Pat's room. The important thing was on the outer aspect of the door in order that she might open the door and escaped them.

They went to the island close to the lake down the hill by a ship for the remainder of the night time. Once they reached the island, it rained and it was going to be a terrific storm, in order that they shelter in a queer little temple with its silent figures in that island. Within the morning, after the good storm, they seemed for the boat but it surely was gone.

It was inconceivable to swim over the lake, in order that they waited within the island. Till someday, two of the abductors got here to that island by a ship in search of Rinji – the opposite kidnapper, they thought he was there. The youngsters hid on the tree directly, then they run to the boat whereas the lads didn't see them. They throughout the lake by that boat and left the lads in that island.

The youngsters then seemed for the highway, they noticed telegraph poles and adopted the wires. Then they met a rustic policeman, biking slowly alongside. They requested for assist to that policeman, after which the kids and the policeman thumbed a raise and went to headquarters in Wareton. There the kids advised about the whole lot occurred and after that the Inspector gave instruction to arrest the abductors within the island and Miss Twisley, the false governess, in Brinkin Towers.

The unusual ruby ​​had been discovered and for the primary time David and Religion noticed their nice treasure. It laid in a field of cotton wool, a deep pink ruby ​​with an odd glowing coronary heart. The 4 youngsters gazed at it. Then Religion stated to the ruby ​​that they have been going to promote it and used the cash to do some good and worthwhile issues.

Setting (time and place) and Environment (dominant emotion which pervades the story)

Setting: One summer season (time)

Swanage & Brinkin Hill (place)

· Environment: there’s tenseness within the ambiance of the story.

5. Tone (Writer's attitudes towards his topic and / or towards readers)

The tone of this story is vigorous as a result of there have been some adventures that the kids acquired however principally the tone is silent because the adventures have been within the hill and lake that removed from crowd and alongside the story they hid from the abductors.

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