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30th March 2020

Postponed Gervase Phinn


Date:30/03/2020 6.30 for 7PM start



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What to Expect:

It with regret the Publishers of  Gervase Phinn   have postponed this event until later in the year due to Corona Virus. 

All tickets will remain valid and we will confirm the new date as soon  we know.

Customers will  need receive a call if they book in the shop or an email if they booked online


We appreciate your support throughout this time


Linghams Team

We are thrilled to welcome Gervase back to Linghams with his new book .

'A worthy successor to James Herriot, and every bit as endearing.' - Alan Titchmarsh on The Little Village School series

After an eventful start to his first ever teaching post in the sleepy village of Risingdale, Tom Dwyer is hoping for a bit of calm. Nursing a broken heart after a romantic disappointment, he just wants to keep his head down and get on with his job.

But it is not to be. A beautiful London artist sets tongues wagging when she moves into the village, and her precocious yet frail son is in Tom's class. On top of that, his colleague's malicious ex-husband is back, determined to create mischief, and a tragedy on one of the winding country roads sends the village reeling. And all this alongside a class of children who still seem to know more about farming than fractions.

With its colourful mix of characters both old and new and its many laugh-out-loud moments, Tales Out of School is a warm, humorous portrayal of life in a small Yorkshire village.

Review: Praise for the Little Village School series * - *
Packed with delightful and authentic characters, juicy gossip, precarious romance and good old-fashioned village drama, this is a warm-hearted and hilarious account of a struggling school in a small community. * Good Book Guide *
A worthy successor to James Herriot, and every bit as endearing. * Alan Titchmarsh *
Written with all the humour and warmth one has come to expect from this master storyteller. * Countryman *
As Yorkshire's favourite school inspector turns to fiction, you can enjoy memorable characters and turns of phrase. * Choice *





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