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Village School

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  • Author: Miss READ
  • Publisher: Orion
  • Published: 2006
  • Description: Softback, Near Fine
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: First (Thus)
  • Ref: 8740
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First printing of this edition. This is a B format (130 x 198mm) larger sized paperback. Some tanning to pages. Minor crease at the top of the book spine. “In a village, there are no secrets. As 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 neighbour’s 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, very little escapes Miss Read’s notice…” IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH