Village Diary

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The enchanting follow-up to Village School, Miss Read's beloved first novel, Village Diary once again transports us to the picturesque English village of Fairacre. Each chapter describes a month in the life of the village school’s headmistress, Miss Read. As the villagers prepare for their country pageant, Fairacre welcomes many newcomers, such as the headstrong Amy, Mr. Mawne (whom the villagers would like to see the reluctant Miss Read marry), and the earnest new infants' ...

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Overview

The enchanting follow-up to Village School, Miss Read's beloved first novel, Village Diary once again transports us to the picturesque English village of Fairacre. Each chapter describes a month in the life of the village school’s headmistress, Miss Read. As the villagers prepare for their country pageant, Fairacre welcomes many newcomers, such as the headstrong Amy, Mr. Mawne (whom the villagers would like to see the reluctant Miss Read marry), and the earnest new infants' teacher, Miss Jackson.

The change of seasons in the English village of Fairacre, as seen through the eyes of the schoolmistress.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618884155
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/2/2007
  • Series: Beloved Fairacre Series
  • Pages: 258
  • Sales rank: 98,131
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.58 (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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  • Posted August 8, 2011

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    Great story BUT poorly digitized

    I love this series but this is the worst digitization I have ever seen. All words containing a double l have the l's replaced with a d, for example will is written wid. Doesn't anyone check this??? Don't buy this volume in this format.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 20, 2012

    Beware, poor scanning,as usual, will leave you distracted - read

    Beware, poor scanning,as usual, will leave you distracted - read the paper edition - Miss Read was the best writer of this genre ever!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 12, 2014

    recommend

    A delightful read, although not as good as the Jan Karon Mitford Series.

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  • Posted May 25, 2014

    It's an old-fashioned story, part of a series, about a small village.

    If you enjoy that kind of story, you will enjoy it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2013

    Jaydens house

    Jaydens house

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted September 26, 2012

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