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Friends at Thrush Green
Author: Read Miss

ISBN: 9780752884257
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 9 July 2009
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9 x 1.8
It's spring in Thrush Green - but the new season brings far more than the villagers anticipate...

Thrush Green is buzzing with gossip, which everyone is keen to share with two ex-schoolteachers, who have returned to visit their friends in the village.

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. Equal cause for speculation is the odd behaviour of long-standing resident Bertha Lovelock. And what of farmer Percy Hodge?

Can he really be contemplating marriage to the rather wayward Doreen Lilly?

About the Author

Miss Read, or in real life Dora Saint, was a teacher by profession who started writing after the second world war, beginning with light essays written for Punch and other journals. She then wrote on educational and country matters and worked as a scriptwriter for the BBC. Miss Read was married to a schoolmaster for sixty-four years until his death in 2004, and they had one daughter.


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