Five Have a Mystery to Solve

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Five Have A Mystery To Solve
First edition
Author Enid Blyton
Illustrator Eileen A. Soper
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Famous Five series

Characters: Julian, Dick, Anne, George And Wilfrid
Genre Mystery, Adventure novel
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Publication date
Media type Print (hardcover and paperback)
Preceded by Five Go to Demon's Rocks
Followed by Five Are Together Again

Five Have a Mystery to Solve is the twentieth novel in the Famous Five series by Enid Blyton. It was first published in 1962. As the penultimate book in the Famous Five series, it follows the usual formula of finding secret passages, drinking ginger beer, hunting treasure, and foiling evil-doers.

Film adaptation[edit]

A 6-part Children's Film Foundation film serial was produced in 1964, directed by Ernest Morris. The film starred David Palmer (Julian), Amanda Coxell (George), Darryl Read (Dick), Paula Boyd (Anne), Michael Wennink (Wilfred). Filmed mainly on location in Cornwall, United Kingdom, and at Bushey Studios, Hertfordshire UK. On one occasion Enid Blyton visited the set during filming and spent the day with all the cast and crew.

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