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Affairs at Thrush Green

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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?

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display_description In Affairs at Thrush Green, Miss Read continues the fortunes of the Thrush Green families whom we last met in Gossip from Thrush Green. Here we follow the kindly vicar, Charles Henstock, to the neighboring Lulling, after his home was burned to the ground at the end of the earlier novel. Going to a new church is never easy, even in the best of times; indeed, poor Dr. Henstock encounters some very redoubtable females in Lulling. A full-scale power struggle erupts over the question of kneeling cushions for the Lady Chapel, and other difficulties revolve around the crotchety old sexton Albert Piggott. Meanwhile, a mysterious stranger arrives at the Fuschia Bush cafe, and its rivalry with the Two Pheasants becomes more acute. One knows, however, that Miss Read will make all come right in the end.
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publishDate 1984, 2002
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subject_facet Country life -- England -- Fiction, Electronic books, Pastoral fiction, Thrush Green (Imaginary place) -- Fiction
title_display Affairs at Thrush Green
title_full Affairs at Thrush Green / by Miss Read ; illustrated by J.S. Goodall, Affairs at Thrush Green [electronic resource] Read, Miss.
title_short Affairs at Thrush Green
topic_facet Country life, Electronic books, Thrush Green (Imaginary place)