Gossip from Thrush GreenDe (autor) Miss Read Ilustrat de John S. Goodall
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 15 May 2002
GOSSIP FROM THRUSH GREEN returns readers to the delightful English village, neighbor to Fairacre, for a golden summer. But this sleepy, pristine setting conceals a flurry of activity amongst the villagers. Rumor has it that Mr. Venables is considering retirement just as the village's teacher is about to make an important decision. Molly Curdle prepares for a new baby. The kindly vicar, Charles Henstock, works on his sermon -- quite unaware of the disaster that will overtake him. However, there is never any doubt that all will end well in this very English village.
Miss Read was a teacher by profession who started writing after theSecond World War. In additional to her novels, she has written oneducational and country matters, and worked as a script-writer for theBBC. She lives in Berkshire, and was made an MBE for her services toliterature.