Up and Down in the Dales

Up and Down in the Dales

CD-Audio

By (author) Gervase Phinn, Read by Gervase Phinn

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  • Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
  • Format: CD-Audio | 3 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 140mm x 24mm | 141g
  • Publication date: 25 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0141805714
  • ISBN 13: 9780141805719
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 445,032

Product description

From the "Sunday Times" bestselling author Gervase Phinn comes a fourth book of reminiscences about life as a Yorkshire Dales school inspector that will continue to delight and charm fans across the globe. Life for the Gervase Phinn is about to become not unlike the rambling hills of the Dales themselves - up and down and all over the place. After a routine school inspection - and a rather brutal report - culminates with a teacher being forced into early retirement, Gervase is left feeling his year hasn't exactly begun on the right foot. Then the news that his local school is closing down, the accidental demolishment of an historical church (disguised as a disused barn in his backyard), and an injured knee which puts him into hospital. And still Gervase manages to gallantly retain his sense of humour throughout, making this a delightful, charming and thoroughly entertaining read.

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Gervase Phinn is now nationally recognised as a bestselling author, following the immense success of his books The Other Side of the Dale, Over Hill and Dale and Head Over Heels in the Dales, all of which have been top ten bestsellers. They have been read on Radio 4, sold a half a million copies in paperback, and television rights have now been sold to TigerAspect. He is married with four children and lives near Doncaster.