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Good-Bye, Mr. Chips - Community Reviews back

by James Hilton, H.M. Brock, Edward Weeks
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it 3 years ago
Good-Bye, Mr. Chips is considered a classic of sorts, but not in the orbit of Dickens or Jane Austen. I don't believe I ever read it back in the old days. Basically it's about a guy, Mr. Chipping—fondly referred to as "Chips" to his students—who becomes a school master (teacher) at a second-rank "p...
Ray Foy's Literary Journey
Ray Foy's Literary Journey rated it 3 years ago
It is easy for me to see why this little book, hardly more than a novella, is a literary classic. It touches on themes common to the human condition, and on scenes that most of us have played out in one form or another. It strikes chords we can all hum along with. It is a collection of passages from...
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 6 years ago
I have always loved the movie Goodbye Mr. Chips and never realized it was a short story until I came across it on Netgalley. I thought the movie was magical but it had a great base in this short story. I was able to read it in about an hour and loved every second of it!
khuzafarauf rated it 7 years ago
Its a magical book..believe me.. if you are sort of nostalgic person and you are emotionally attached with your old belongings...give this book a hand and i guarantee, you will not be disappointed. I love reading it from the very first word till the last ..I don't know if any of you have read this o...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it 8 years ago
Rating: 4.75* of fiveThe Book Report: Old Mr. Chipping, nearing ninety and still telling his hoary old jokes from sixty years ago to the newbies at Brookfields school, spends his last few days on earth wandering among the many well-furnished rooms in his head. We see the events of his entire career ...
debnance rated it 9 years ago
It's the gentle story of a man who taught in a British private boys' school for many decades. I love the way Chips starts out as a very average sort of person and teacher. It's the experiences of life---the death of his wonderful wife, the tragedies of the war, the days, years spent teaching childre...
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