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Mary Plain in Town (Mary Plain #5)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  12 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 118 pages
Published by Routledge (first published 1935)
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May 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: animal-heros
Well I love Mary Plain and developed my reading stamina on these wonderful little stories. Mary Plain's origins however being all bear, and bear born in captivity at that, were against her as the public, quite rightly, began to question the morality of keeping large mammals in small animal housings chiefly for human entertainment. I never visited "The Bear Pits at Berne" but maybe they were only one step up from bear baiting. The Mary Plain stories are shamelessly anthropomorphic and the Owl Man ...more
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Jan 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I used to adore these stories of the naughty heroine! Borrowed her countless times from the library and re-read them all.
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