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Miss Claire Remembers

Miss Read

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ISBN : 9780783816586
Hardcover
275 pages
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For her new book, Miss Read has returned to Fairacre. In it she tells the story of Miss Clares long life, most of it spent in teaching at the Fairacre school. Miss Clare looks back across six reigns and two world wars, in one of which she lost herMoreFor her new book, Miss Read has returned to Fairacre. In it she tells the story of Miss Clares long life, most of it spent in teaching at the Fairacre school. Miss Clare looks back across six reigns and two world wars, in one of which she lost her lover. She surveys a quiet life which, for all its outward serenity, has much personal drama. Her rural lifetime spanned a social revolution in the countryside.We meet some old Fairacre friends as well as Dolly Clares family -- Francis, her sturdy father , Mary, her valiant mother, and Ada, the flighty sister who everyone predicted would come to no good -- as well as the variety of original personalities to be found in a village like Beech Green.--from the book jacket