Mrs. Pringle of Fairacre

Mrs. Pringle of Fairacre

By Miss Read; Read; Miss Read

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780618155880, 176pp.

Publication Date: November 9, 2001


Through the eyes of many Fairacre friends, we trace Mrs. Pringle’s life and her stormy standing as the redoubtable cleaner of the town’s school. However maddening she is, life at Fairacre would be poorer without her.

About the Author
Miss Read is actually Mrs. Dora Saint, whose novels draw on her own memories of living and teaching in a small English village. She and her husband, a retired schoolmaster, have one daughter.

Anthony Read and David Fisher had extremely successful careers in television as writers and producers before
embarking on their collaboration as authors.Their best-selling books include Berlin: The Biography of a City, The Proudest Day: India's Long Road to Independence and Kristallnacht, which won them the H.H. Wingate Prize in 1989.