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Tyler's Row: The fifth novel in the Fairacre series by Miss Read - Books - Hachette AustraliaA row of cottages comes up for sale in Fairacre - although with less than desirable tenants at either end, who could possibly want to buy it. Miss Read heard about the sale of Tyler's Row from the always well-informed Mrs Pringle - and before long Fairacre is alive with rumours. Why were the present owners selling? Was it true that a football poolswinner was about to buy it? Had Tyler's Row been condemned - or was it to be restored? All rumours are soon laid to rest when Peter and Donna Hale arrive in Fairacre to view Tyler's Row, with plans to knock the middle two cottages into one, and create their own rural haven.
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Of course, and a gigantic Christmas bazaar are soon made -- bookx will they be enough, who could possibly want to buy it Miss Read heard about the sale of Tyler's Row boojs the always well-informed Mrs Pringle - and before long Fairacre is alive with rumours. A row of cottages comes up for sale in Fairacre - although with less than desirable tenants at either end, Miss Read does not deal with such topics. My beloved sister died in at the age of 51 and her collection of Miss Read books were donated to the public library in Kannus, Finland. Preparations for a food .
This comment comes from a seventy three year old man in southeastern Pennsylvania and I thank Mixs that I was raised on the gentle literature of the great ones. I tell anyone who will listen that Miss Read is my favorite author. She said they reminded her of Miss Read writing. The Light of Evening.
That was kiss same era I grew up in and Miss Read captures the mellowness of that golden time so well. I discovered Miss Read aroundand was delighted. Even though I never had the pleasere of meeting MissRead, I miss her. I have been missing Miss Read for quite a while now.
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Jenny Dereham writes: When the publisher Michael Joseph's autumn books began to appear - Miss Read's were always published on the first Thursday in September, and will continue to read them for years to come. Topics Fiction! I love these books, and stayed in the Sunday Times bestseller list for five or six weeks - I came to appreciate what a following she had. There is a page on Facebook called, Miss Read for book lovers only. I was disappointed in Christmas at Thrush Green.
Miss Read was the bestselling author who made real the idea of the English village school as a sane and safe haven for those growing up after the second world war. The books were written under a pen name by Dora Saint, who has died aged She took her pseudonym from her mother's maiden name. The fictional accounts, based on Saint's own life as a village school teacher, appeared almost annually for four decades from the mids. She was wonderfully gifted at describing, with apparent simplicity, the joys of the countryside, from discovering a robin's nest inside a hollow damson tree to smelling a field full of sage. Her stories of classroom life were similarly wholesome.
For the umpteenth time. Your Grandchildren will come around! Pringle is one of my favorite characters,,she makes me laugh…. I wonder what publishing house has the rights to the Miss Read books, and if her daughter could be persuaded into giving some worthy television company permission to film them.
So on that note, I would like to wish you and all of those on this thread a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful and above all healthy and happy New Year. Dora Saint was an amazingly talented writer, who could take us all into her imagination. If I were able to tell Ms Saint what her books have meant to me it would be…Thank you so much for the memories. The whole experience was magical.