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Publisher Comments:

'MARKET SQUARE and THE HOWARDS OF CAXLEY,published here as one volume, are delightful companions to the Fairacre books. Set in the neighboring town of Caxley, they follow the stories of the Norths and the Howards from the turn of the century through World War II.'

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Set in Caxley, the quiet country town neighboring the village of Fairacre, The Caxley Chronicles follow two intertwined families, the Howards and the Norths, through the tumultuous first half of the twentieth century. The first Caxley tale, The Market Square, introduces the deep-rooted camaraderie of Septimus Howard and Bender North, whose friendship survives misunderstandings, the tragedy of war, and the bitterness of loss. The story of their families continues through the generations. The second tale, The Howards of Caxley, tells of Edward Howard, grandson to them both. Edward flies for the Royal Air Force Reserve as England prepares for another war — and Caxley braces itself for overwhelming changes.

About the Author

Miss Read (1913-2012) was the pseudonym of Mrs. Dora Saint, a former schoolteacher beloved for her novels of English rural life, especially those set in the fictional villages of Thrush Green and Fairacre. The first of these, Village School, was published in 1955, and Miss Read continued to write until her retirement in 1996. In the 1998, she was awarded an MBE, or Member of the Order of the British Empire, for her services to literature.andnbsp;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618884292
Author:
Miss Read
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Illustrator:
Grimley, Harry
Author:
Read
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
England
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w line illustrations throughout
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.24x5.57x1.08 in. .97 lbs.

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Set in Caxley, the quiet country town neighboring the village of Fairacre, The Caxley Chronicles follow two intertwined families, the Howards and the Norths, through the tumultuous first half of the twentieth century. The first Caxley tale, The Market Square, introduces the deep-rooted camaraderie of Septimus Howard and Bender North, whose friendship survives misunderstandings, the tragedy of war, and the bitterness of loss. The story of their families continues through the generations. The second tale, The Howards of Caxley, tells of Edward Howard, grandson to them both. Edward flies for the Royal Air Force Reserve as England prepares for another war — and Caxley braces itself for overwhelming changes.
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