Now that Fairacre school no longer faces the threat of closure, Miss Read is looking forward to a few more years of teaching before retirement. But ...Show synopsisNow that Fairacre school no longer faces the threat of closure, Miss Read is looking forward to a few more years of teaching before retirement. But the best-laid plans often go awry. Unexpectedly, her health begins to fail and she faces some tough decisions about her future. Meanwhile, rumours abound about Miss Read's old friend Mr Mawne, now a widower; a handsome newcomer to the village takes a shine to the stalwart headmistress; Miss Read keeps a watchful eye on the courtship of a friend; and village life goes on.Hide synopsis
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Description:215 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. FICTION. The last novel in...215 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. FICTION. The last novel in the beloved Fairacre series finds Miss Read with important decisions to make. Gradually worsening health forces heer to consider an early retirement. John Jenkins, a handsome newcomer, competes for her affections with the newly widowed Henry Mawne. However, Miss Read has more on her mind than men. Orphans living in her former hoouse have bolstered the village school's roll, but these new students seem to be having problems with their adoptive family. In the midst of this turmoil, readers can rest assured that this book boasts all the elements they have come to love; eccentric villagers, gentle humor, and a verdant rural landscape teeming with lambs, larks, and blackthorn bushes. "A world of innocent integrity in almost perfect prose consisting of wit, humor, and wisdom in equal measure."-Cleveland Plain Dealer. (Key Words: Miss Read, Fiction, Schools, John S. Goodall, Juvenile Literature, England, Village Life, Suitors, Dora Saint, Orphans).
Description:New. This item is printed on demand. Suddenly taken ill, the...New. This item is printed on demand. Suddenly taken ill, the beloved Miss Read must consider leaving her long-timepost at the school. But through the changing seasons in this humorous, gentledrama, Miss Read's problems are gradually resolved.
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I lead a rather hectic life in a hectic city, but always try to find a little time to read. I like books that give me insight into another way of life, with vivid imagery, interesting characters and great writing. All of Miss Read's books have that, but this one in particular explores what it is like to make a life-altering decision, the increasing burdens of the work day world and the generous spirit of small communities. This book is all that, as well as witty and thought-provoking. All of this in a completely vulgarity-free package. If you've read other Miss Read books, you'll love this too...and if you haven't, this book will inspire you to read her others.
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