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She was wearing red shoes! With silver heels! Elisabeth Devine causes quite a stir on her arrival in the village. No one can understand why the head of a big inner city school would want to come to sleepy little Barton-in-the-Dale, to a primary with more problems than school dinners. And that's not even counting the challenges the mysterious Elisabeth herself will face: a bitter former head teacher, a grumpy caretaker and a duplicitous chair of governors, to name but a few. Then there's the gossip. After all, a woman who would wear red shoes to an interview is obviously capable of anything . . . Warm, funny and poignant, Gervase Phinn's first novel for adults creates a fictional world that's as real as can be. It will delight all his fans, and win him many more.

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    The little village school

    Excellent book', a really good read

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    The Little Village School

    What a brilliant book! I often laughed out liud, other times I was moved to tears. The book describes beautifully what life is like in a small village where everyone knows everything about everybody. And then enters the new head teacher - wearing red shoes with silver heals! I willcertainly get the next book in the series.

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