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The Other Side of the Dale - Gervase Phinn
The Other Side of the Dale
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Charming English country tales in the tradition of James Herriot This is a warm, funny and mostly true account of the first year that Gervase Phinn spent as a schools' inspector in North Yorkshire. His brilliantly portrayed cast includes his fellow inspectors who range from endearing to... show more
Charming English country tales in the tradition of James Herriot This is a warm, funny and mostly true account of the first year that Gervase Phinn spent as a schools' inspector in North Yorkshire. His brilliantly portrayed cast includes his fellow inspectors who range from endearing to eccentric, sporting lords of the manor, Ministry bigwigs, formidable teaching nuns and a very attractive head-teacher who happens to be single, adding up to an enchanting montage of experiences. But it is the children themselves who steal the show, whether fresh-faced from the farms or worldly-wise from the towns. Gervase Phinn is a born raconteur who has transferred his talents to the written word with outstanding success."
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140275421 (0140275428)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: The Dales Series (#1)
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At long last, after a two-hour search up and down the Dale, along muddy twisting roads, across narrow stone bridges, up dirt tracks, past swirling rivers and dribbling streams, and through countless villages in an increasingly desperate search, I eventually arrived at my destination.This was billed ...
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