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The Other Side of the Dale By Gervase Phinn

The Other Side of the Dale by Gervase Phinn

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Summary

Central to this account of the author's experiences as a school inspector in North Yorkshire, are the devoted teachers and their unpredictable charges. The book also portrays such characters as the eccentric caretaker of the Staff Development Centre and the sporting chairman of governors.

The Other Side of the Dale Summary

The Other Side of the Dale by Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn - "your name sounds like a brand of French yoghurt" he is told - is appointed as school inspector in North Yorkshire, visiting schools in and around the picturesque Dales county. At the centre of this brilliantly woven tapestry of characters - which include fellow inspectors, the wildly eccentric caretaker, the sporting chairman of governors, the visiting Ministry bigwigs - are the devoted teachers and their completely unpredictable charges. In his invigorating and witty style,Gervase Phinn unfolds the dramas that occur during his first year as a school inspector, with many adventures beckoning around the corner...

About Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn spent fourteen years teaching, and was appointed General Adviser for Language Development in Rotherham in 1984. In 1988 he became Senior General Inspector for English and Drama with North Yorkshire County Council. Extremely witty, he is widely sought as an after-dinner speaker. He has contibuted poems, stories and plays to several anthologies. He is married and lives near Doncaster.

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GOR011229463
9780718142643
0718142640
The Other Side of the Dale by Gervase Phinn
Used - Like New
Hardback
Penguin Books Ltd
1998-04-02
288
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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