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The Caxley Chronicles

‘The Caxley Chronicles’ is a two-volume novel about a small village in England during the early to mid twentieth centuries. It centers around two middle-class families; the Norths and the Howards. Both shopowners as the first book begins (“Market Square”), … Continue reading

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Battles at Thrush Green

I have been enjoying Miss Read’s Thrush Green series. Her writing is quiet, with subdued plots; not multi-layered or complicated in scope. However they are restful reads, and cleverly put together. The characters are ‘real’ and down-to-earth. Who can not … Continue reading

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Winter in Thrush Green

Is there anyone not familiar with Miss Read’s books? Thrush Green is a small village in the Cotswolds. (I think I want to live there!) The winter months seem dreary, damp and cold, but the scenes Miss Read writes about … Continue reading

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