If you want heart-warming reading then look no further than the unrivaled Miss Read. This delightful omnibus edition of A Country Christmas and Christmas at Fairacre is packed with unforgettable characters, enchanting stories and Christmas cheer and really is the perfect festive treat for all Miss Read fans!
The people of Thrush Green and Fairacre celebrate Christmas in a traditional style which has hardly changed over the generations. Children eagerly hang up their stockings, families go to Church together, and everyone enjoys Christmas cake and other treats of the festive season.
'Here you'll find delicious wit, quirky characters, the colourful intrigues of daily life, and certainly love and laughter . . . delightful.' -- Jan Karon, author, At Home in Mitford , on Miss Read
Publication date: 25/10/2012
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
|Publication date:||25th October 2012|
|Publisher:||Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Miss Read, or in real life Dora Saint, was born 17 April 1913. A teacher by profession, she started writing after the Second World War for Punch and other journals and as a scriptwriter for the BBC. She is the author of many immensely popular books, including two autobiographical works, but it is for her novels of English rural life for which she is best known. The first of these, Village School, was published in 1955 and Miss Read continued to write about the fictitious villages of Fairacre and Thrush Green until her retirement in 1996. She lives in Berkshire, and in the 1998 New ...More About Miss Read