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Out of the Woods but not over the Hill

£19.99

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For Gervase Phinn growing old is not about a leisurely walk to the pub for a game of dominoes or snoozing in his favourite armchair. As this sparkling collection of his very best humorous writing shows, he may be 'out of the woods' but he is certainly not 'over the hill'. Looking back over more than sixty years of family life, teaching, inspecting schools, writing and public speaking, Gervase never fails to unearth humour, character, warmth and wisdom from the most diverse of experiences, whether they be growing up in Rotherham with the most un-Yorkshirelike of names or describing why loud mobile phone users get his goat. Brimming with nostalgia, gently mocking life's absurdities, never shy of an opinion, this is Gervase Phinn at his wittiest, twinkly-eyed best.

Book condition is very good. Pages are clean and bright. Signed by author.

Item details

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Phinn, Gervase
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.3cm x 14.1cm
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1444705385
ISBN-13:
9781444705386
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

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For Gervase Phinn growing old is not about a leisurely walk to the pub for a game of dominoes or snoozing in his favourite armchair. As this sparkling collection of his very best humorous writing shows, he may be 'out of the woods' but he is certainly not 'over the hill'. Looking back over more than sixty years of family life, teaching, inspecting schools, writing and public speaking, Gervase never fails to unearth humour, character, warmth and wisdom from the most diverse of experiences, whether they be growing up in Rotherham with the most un-Yorkshirelike of names or describing why loud mobile phone users get his goat. Brimming with nostalgia, gently mocking life's absurdities, never shy of an opinion, this is Gervase Phinn at his wittiest, twinkly-eyed best.

Book condition is very good. Pages are clean and bright. Signed by author.

Added value:
Signed
Author(s):
Phinn, Gervase
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22.3cm x 14.1cm
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1444705385
ISBN-13:
9781444705386
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton

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