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Village School
Miss Read
Miss Read
Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Orion
Page Extent : 224
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780752877440
Price : 599

About the book
Fairacre is a village of cottages, a church and the school - and at the heart of the school, its head mistress, Miss Read.

Through her discerning eye, we meet the villagers of Fairacre and see their trials and tribulations, from the irascible school cleaner Mrs Pringle, to the young school children, with their scraped knees, hopeful faces and inevitable mischief.

Miss Read takes us through the school year, beginning with the Christmas term, when the bitterly cold weather challenges the school's ancient heating system, right through to the hot summer day when school is over for another year.

Full of Miss Read's unique, acerbic wit, and wry observations, Village School is an intriguing glimpse into a forgotten world, and has become a true classic.>

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Miss Read
Miss Read was a teacher by profession who started writing after the
Second World War. In additional to her novels, she has written on
educational and country matters, and worked as a script-...(+)
Miss Read
Miss Read was a teacher by profession who started writing after the
Second World War. In additional to her novels, she has written on
educational and country matters, and worked as a script-...(+)