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The Fortunes of Philippa by Angela Brazil
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Apr 19, 11

bookshelves: childrens, boarding-school, 1900s-10s
Read from April 18 to 19, 2011, read count: 1

Quite a fun little story, though not my favourite Angela Brazil. The first person narration was very surprising, and I never quite grew used to it! It sounded very dry and Philippa's voice was far too grown up - which made sense when the end showed her to be in her 20s and looking back on her early teenage years.

Lots of high jinks with a horrid rival, and a nice dose of adventure to have them kiss and make up (lol, literally!) thanks to a mad bull... Also, this was one of the few boarding school stories where the holiday at home chapter was just as good as the in school ones - Cathy's brothers were loads of fun!

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