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04-Feb-2020 13:08

He was a good man - not the flawed, inconsequential one which was the deliberate misconception that was perpetuated."Crowe and Pollock became friends in 1939. He had been married to Blyton, his second wife, since 1924 when he was her editor at Newnes, the publishers.Blyton's first book, Child Whispers, a collection of poems, had been published in 1922.Pollock arranged for Crowe to work as his secretary at Denbies, Lord Ashcombe's Gothic mansion in Surrey, which had been commandeered for training the Home Guard.The first time Crowe spoke to Blyton was after Pollock was hit by shrapnel on the firing range at Denbies.Blyton had written to Crowe, informing her that her husband was marrying for the third - not the second - time.Crowe writes: "It was a deliberate attempt to turn me against him.

The memoirs claim, however, that Pollock agreed to be identified as the "guilty" party in the divorce in return for an amicable separation and access to their daughters. Enid had no intention of allowing him any kind of contact with either of the girls.

It could have succeeded but Hugh said he had not bothered to tell me because he did not think it important. I burned the letter immediately."Crowe also accuses Blyton of wrecking Pollock's literary career after the war ended.

"For 17 years he had been well-liked and respected in the world of publishing.

Four publishers are competing for the rights to the book, which is likely to be published next year.

Crowe said of the relationship between the two families: "It is a delicate balancing act.

The memoirs claim, however, that Pollock agreed to be identified as the "guilty" party in the divorce in return for an amicable separation and access to their daughters. Enid had no intention of allowing him any kind of contact with either of the girls.

It could have succeeded but Hugh said he had not bothered to tell me because he did not think it important. I burned the letter immediately."Crowe also accuses Blyton of wrecking Pollock's literary career after the war ended.

"For 17 years he had been well-liked and respected in the world of publishing.

Four publishers are competing for the rights to the book, which is likely to be published next year.

Crowe said of the relationship between the two families: "It is a delicate balancing act.

Now 84, she has had more than 200 novels published - her latest only weeks ago.