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by Miss Read
Author: Miss Read
Publisher: Penguin Audio UK (August 3, 1999)
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Houghton Mifflin (1990). Tags: Fiction, General, Literary, Westerns. Fictionttt Generalttt Literaryttt Westernsttt From Publishers Weekly. Thriving on juicy, well-meaning gossip, the residents of an old-fashioned English country village conspire to rescue one another in this rambling, gently humorous novel by the pseudonymous author of more than 30 books about Thrush Green.
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The first Thrush Green novel appeared in 1959. Friends at Thrush Green – 1990. The principal character in the Fairacre books, Miss Read, is an unmarried schoolteacher in a small village school, an acerbic and yet compassionate observer of village life. Saint was also a keen observer of nature and the changing seasons. Celebrations at Thrush Green – 1992. Year at Thrush Green – 1995. Christmas at Thrush Green – 2009 written with Jenny Dereham. The World of Thrush Green – 1988.
News of Old FriendsNATURALLY, the arrival of the two ladies had been noticed by most of the Thrush Green residents long before the last of Isobel's cucumber sandwiches had been eaten.
News of Old FriendsNATURALLY, the arrival of the two ladies had been noticed by most of the Thrush Green residents long before the last of Isobel's cucumber sandwiches had been eaten e the car draw up was Muriel Fuller, who lived at Rectory Cottages and immediately had taken up a strategic position on one of the seats on Thrush Green. It had an excellent view of the Shoosmiths' house, and as Muriel wore dark glasses and held a newspaper, the casual passerby would assume that she was simply enjoying the sunshine
Miss Read’s novels are sheer delight (Chicago Tribune). There had been general dismay when Miss Watson and Miss Fogerty retired to Barton-on-Sea after many years of devoted service teaching the children of Thrush Green, so their visit to see old friends in the village brings great pleasure.
Miss Read’s novels are sheer delight (Chicago Tribune). The new headmaster, Alan Lester, is cautiously accepted, but rumor is rife about his wife’s health. Meanwhile, farmer Percy Hodge is also the subject of local speculation: Is his strange behavior the result of an infatuation with the young Doreen Lilly?
CHAPTER TWENTY - A Gathering of Friends. Thrush Green Fresh from the Country. Winter in Thrush Green Miss Clare Remembers. Over the Gate The Market Square Village Christmas.
CHAPTER TWENTY - A Gathering of Friends. Village School Village Diary Storm in the Village. The Howards of Caxley Fairacre Festival. News from Thrush Green Emily Davis Tyler’s Row. The Christmas Mouse Farther Afield. Battles at Thrush Green No Holly for Miss Quinn. Village Affairs Return to Thrush Green The White Robin. Village Centenary Gossip from Thrush Green. Affairs at Thrush Green Summer at Fairacre.
The Miss Read books are my comfort blanket ie I read them when I feel unwell or when I need to escape into a gentler world for a while. As an ex-teacher I can also relate to the village school and staff. Life at a slower pace with wonderful descriptions of nature and the seasons.
Houghton Mifflin (1959). Miss Read's charming chronicles of small-town life have achieved an almost legendary popularity worldwide by offering a welcome return to a gentler time and "wit, humor, and wisdom in equal measure" (Cleveland Plain Dealer). This volume introduces Thrush Green, the neighboring village to Fairacre: its blackthorn bushes, thatch-roofed cottages, enchanting landscape, and jumble sales.
The old schoolhouse has just been sold, and the villagers are eager to welcome the new owners, the Lesters. Alan Lester seems to be perfectly pleasant, but rumours soon circulate about his wife, Margaret.
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