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The Marlows Series

A series of novels about the British Marlow family at their girls boarding school and at home.


Books in the The Marlows series:

Autumn Term (1948)

Twins Nicola and Lawrie Marlow join their four older sisters at Kingscote School.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Marjorie Owens

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The Marlows and the Traitor (1953)

The four younger Marlows and their mother are spending the Easter holidays by the sea when they stumble on a spy.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Doritie Kettlewell

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Falconer’s Lure (1957)

The Marlows inherit Trennels Old Farm and move to the country where they spend the summer holidays.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Tasha Kallin

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End of Term (1959)

Nicola and Lawrie Marlow return for their second fall term at Kingscote School.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Peter’s Room (1961)

Over the Christmas holidays the younger Marlows and Patrick Merrick enter the land of Gondal and find more than they expected.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Thuggery Affair (1965)

Peter Marlow and Patrick Merrick get on the track of a gang of drug runners.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Charles Mozley

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The Ready-Made Family (1967)

When nineteen year old Karen Marlow announces she is giving up Oxford to marry a recently widowed man with three children, her family is not amused.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Charles Mozley

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The Player’s Boy (1970)

This is the first part of Antonia Forest’s historical novel about Shakespeare and his times.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): John Holder

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The Players and the Rebels (1971)

This is the second part of Antonia Forest’s historical romance of Shakespeare’s time.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): John Holder

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The Cricket Term (1974)

Twins Nicola and Lawrie Marlow spend the summer term at Kingscote School on cricket and drama.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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The Attic Term (1976)

Ginty Marlow is pretty, clever and popular. But then she breaks the rules and gets herself in trouble.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Elizabeth Grant

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Run Away Home (1982)

The Marlows help a young boy return to his father, but it requires a dangerous sea voyage.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Illustrator(s): Roger Phillips

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The Marlows and Their Maker (2007)

A collection of material about the novels and their author.

Author(s): Anne E. Heazlewood
Illustrator(s): Photographs

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Celebrating Antonia Forest (2008)

A collection of essays about Antonia Forest and her work. Includes material that was cut from Run Away Home.

Author(s): Antonia Forest
Various
Illustrator(s): None

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Spring Term (2011)

Nicola and Lawrie are finishing their third year at Kingscote in this continuation of the Marlow saga.

Author(s): Sally Hayward
Illustrator(s): Ken Websdale

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