Another entertaining slice of Fairacre life from the bestselling author of VILLAGE SCHOOL.'The story of the village goes back a long, long time, and it still goes on.
I have listened to my neighbours' accounts of tales long ago, and with what unfailing curiosity I observe the happenings of today!'From an unusual weight-loss recipe found in an old notebook - and used with alarming consequences - to the queen of copycats who drives her neighbour mad with anger, OVER THE GATE is a hugely entertaining collection of tales from Fairacre, past and present.Miss Read, the schoolmistress, continues to attract odd stories and village folklore, and retells them with her characteristic compassion and humour.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 02/08/2007
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780752882314