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Village School

2006 edition. Illustrated by J S Goodall. Cover illustrations by Sophie Mortimer

Rubbing to edges and corners bumped.

In a village there are no secrets.  A head of Fairacre's two-class school, Miss Read's every deed is subject for speculation, and she is inevitably involved in most of her neighbours' concerns.

Her first novel recounts the ups and downs of a year in 1950s Fairacre with the clear-sighted tolerance, sharp observation and gentle irony that make her so enduringly popular.  From Miss Clare's failing health to the new infant teacher's budding romance and Mrs Pringle's never-ending complaints, from the everyday wonders of nature to the often less wonderful behavious of the villagers, very little escapes Miss Read's notice ...

Author Miss Read
Publisher Orion Books
Type Paperback
Condition Good
Series Fairacre
SeriesNumber 1