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Over The Gate

1984 reprint. Cover illustration by Jannat Messenger. Illustrated by J S Goodall

Rubbing to edges and corners bumped. Covers creased.

A weight-losing recipe sends a portly Victorian housemaid literally sky-high.

Mrs Next-Door, the queen of copycats, drives her patient neighbour mad with rage; the tragic tale of the ghost of Fairacre; the touch-and-go romance of Elsie Parker ...

In Over the Gate Miss Read, the village schoolmistress, continues to attract odd incidents and excellent storeis ... and to retell them with characteristic grace, astrigency and compassion.

Author Miss Read
Publisher Penguin
Type Paperback
Condition Good
Series Fairacre