Affairs at Thrush Green Paperback
by Miss Read
Part of the Thrush Green series
The well-loved residents of Thrush Green return in another slice of village life. Charles Henstock, rector of Thrush Green, has difficulty living up to his predecessor when he moves to the parish of Lulling.
He faces opposition from the fearsome Mrs Thurgood and her arty daughter, Janet.
Everyone in the district seems to be having their share of problems, not least Albert Piggott, who dreads the return of his wife Nelly. Meanwhile Kit Armitage returns to set elderly hearts fluttering.
Could there be wedding bells in Thrush Green?
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages, 30 Line Drawing(s)
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 22/01/2009
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780752883861
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Review by DeltaQueen50
Affairs at Thrush Green by Miss Read (Dora Saint) is another gentle, nostalgic read about a small village in the Cotswolds of England where time seems to stand still. This book covers just about a year in the life of the village, starting with a snowy February and ending on the following Christmas. All the regular characters are back and there are a couple of new additions to the neighbourhood. There is an honesty and joy to this author’s writings whether she is describing the day-to-day life of the residents or the changing seasons and the rural delights to be found in the countryside. Relaxing, a little predictable and with just the right amount of sweetness, these books are perfect comfort reads.