Raze the tombs of their forebears? Thrush Green was outraged. Feelings ran high in the village school too where infants’ teacher Miss Fogerty found the new, young Miss Potter a sore trial. And a minor disturbance even succeeded in ruffling the tranquillity of Tullivers, where newly married Phyllida and Frank Hurst lived.
Dora Jessie Saint, or Miss. Read as she's known in the literary world, creates pieces of beautifully crafted fiction more often than not set in English countryside villages. Her pen name fits the books well as both the author and as a character or narrator. She chose this name as it was her mother’s maiden name. It is simple serendipity that it is used for a series of books about a school teacher.
‘Battles At Thrush Green’ continues the series of Thrush Green stories centred on the charming village of the same name. Often misrepresented as a small quiet country village, Thrush Green is far from it. Always a flutter with the opinions of the community and the mishaps that regularly occur, Thrush Green is full of life. In this chapter in the series of Miss. Read novels we visit the community and see what happens when Mother Nature plays havoc with the place and what the people do when the vicar sees fit to spruce up the cemetery.
This complete and unabridged set of six CDs is read by the late British actress Gwen Watford. Buy this CD audiobook collection now to find out how the village react to the vicar’s radical idea.