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Gentlemen and Players

Gentlemen and Players( )
Author: Harris, Joanne
ISBN:978-0-552-77002-6
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Transworld Publishers Limited
Imprint:Black Swan
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

At St Oswald's, a long-established boys' grammar school in the north of England, a new year has just begun. For the staff and boys of the school, a wind of unwelcome change is blowing. Suits, paperwork and Information Technology rule the world; and Roy Straitley, the eccentric veteran Latin master, is finally - reluctantly - contemplating retirement. But beneath the little rivalries, petty disputes and everyday crises of the school, a darker undercurrent stirs. And a...
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.2 x 19.8 x 2.8 cm
Book Weight:0.356 Kilograms
Author Biography
Harris, Joanne (Author)
Joanne Harris was born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England on July 3, 1964. She studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at St Catharine's College, Cambridge. While working as a teacher for fifteen years, she published three novels: The Evil Seed (1989), Sleep, Pale Sister (1993) and Chocolat (1999), which was made into a film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. Her other works include Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters of the Orange, Coastliners, Holy Fools, The Lollipop Shoes and Runemarks. She also co-wrote two cookbooks with cookery writer Fran Warde: The French Kitchen and The French Market.

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