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Mrs Griffin sends her love : and other writings

Author: Read, Miss.; Jenny Dereham
Publisher: London : Orion Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Because of our inability to recognise our climatic shortcomings from the outset, arrangements for outdoor jollities get completely out of hand ... to the sometimes rather odd passions of childhood I collect stones with holes in them Miss Read captures the essence of rural life, and in particular of village schools, as only she can. This collection is interspersed with extracts from her letters and diaries (never  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Pastoral fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Read, Miss.; Jenny Dereham
ISBN: 9781409147909 1409147908 1409147916 9781409147916 9781409148142 1409148149
OCLC Number: 868292658
Description: 316 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Miss Read ; edited by Jenny Dereham ; with a foreword by Jill Saint.

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A nostalgic collection on rural schools, childhood and English country life from the much-loved author of VILLAGE SCHOOL.  Read more...

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"The writing is an evocative ticket back to the 1950s and 60s: delightful tales of country life, which will stir memories in those old enough to remember and charm those young enough not to have Read more...

 
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