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Tyler's Row
     

Tyler's Row

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by Miss Read, J. S. Goodall (Illustrator)
 

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Open the gate to Fairacre, America’s favorite English village.

The two-hundred-year-old cottages known as Tyler’s Row, with charming leaded-glass windows and an arched thorn hedge over the gateway, are supposed to provide a haven of peace for their new owners, Peter and Diana Hale. They plan to convert the middle two cottages into one, to create

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Open the gate to Fairacre, America’s favorite English village.

The two-hundred-year-old cottages known as Tyler’s Row, with charming leaded-glass windows and an arched thorn hedge over the gateway, are supposed to provide a haven of peace for their new owners, Peter and Diana Hale. They plan to convert the middle two cottages into one, to create their own rural refuge. But beset by carpenters, plumbers, electricians, and bills, as well as their neighboring tenants, the redoubtable Sergeant Barnaby and the sour Mrs. Fowler, both longtime residents of Tyler's Row, the couple soon have cause to ponder their decision. Fairacre is not the utopia they expect, and the Hales must adapt to ordinary life in a village full of extraordinary quirks.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618884353
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
11/07/2007
Pages:
242
Sales rank:
599,055
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Miss Read (1913-2012) was the pseudonym of Mrs. Dora Saint, a former schoolteacher beloved for her novels of English rural life, especially those set in the fictional villages of Thrush Green and Fairacre. The first of these, Village School, was published in 1955, and Miss Read continued to write until her retirement in 1996. In the 1998, she was awarded an MBE, or Member of the Order of the British Empire, for her services to literature. 

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Tyler's Row 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have really enjoyed Miss Read's Fairacre Series. The books have simple plots and are such delightful reading. It is easy to picture the little village and the people who make it so special. Tyler's Row was no exception. I like the change of pace from all the frantic noise and rush of today's world.
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