The Harpole Report
Publisher: Secker & Warburg
Pages no: 164
Edition language: English
A truly charming and wonderful book about teaching and being a teacher.
I decided to read this book having been very impressed by "A Month in the Country, and which has rocketed into my list of all time favourite novels. This is a very different type of book but nonetheless skilfully written and very enjoyable. It's an amusing, touching, wise tale about the UK state s...
From wiki: - The novel tells the story mostly in the form of a school log book kept by George Harpole, temporary Head Teacher of the Church of England primary school of "Tampling St. Nicholas". The novel has attained a minor cult status within the teaching profession. The characters George Harpole a...