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Village matters

Author: Rebecca Shaw
Publisher: London : Orion ; North Pomfre, Vt. : Distributed by Trafalgar Square, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Things are changing at Turnham Malpas. Brash Craddock Fitch up at the Big House seems determined to make his mark on the village – and the village is determined to put him in his place. Sir Ralph is having trouble adjusting to his more modest status, and timid Muriel to her exalted one, while a change of fortune surprises Jimmy Glover too. It’s all Jimbo Charter-Plackett, fount of all gossip, can do to keep up. But  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Shaw
ISBN: 1857977661 9781857977660
OCLC Number: 36480877
Notes: Distributor from label on title page.
Description: 263 pages : map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Rebecca Shaw.

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Things are changing at Turnham Malpas. Brash Craddock Fitch up at the Big House seems determined to make his mark on the village – and the village is determined to put him in his place. Sir Ralph is having trouble adjusting to his more modest status, and timid Muriel to her exalted one, while a change of fortune surprises Jimmy Glover too. It’s all Jimbo Charter-Plackett, fount of all gossip, can do to keep up. But these concerns are eclipsed by tragedy when Flick, Jimbo’s daughter and everyone’s pet, is knocked down by the unpopular barman Alan. And before the shock of that accident has passed, a bitter dispute springs up over the houses Sir Ralph wants to build on the spare land – for there is a deep personal motive behind Arthur Prior’s opposition…

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