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Miss Buncle's Book by D.E. Stevenson
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it was amazing
bookshelves: england, cosy-cottages, classics, cheer-you-up-in-spite-of-yourself, favorites

Miss Buncle's Book is exactly what I needed. It "worked on me like a tonic". It is charmingly set between the wars in a small English village ( that's practically a guarantee for success right there, isn't it?) that is peopled with an eclectic population of folk that are not all as neighborly as they could be. Mousy Miss Buncle writes a novel about them all and their reactions to reading about themselves in that book make up all the fun that happens next. I loved the twists and turns of the clever plot but most of all the fabulous, satisfying ending. Now! Ahem: I solemnly swear to collect and read every book D. E. Stevenson ever wrote, so help me Amazon. Yeah.
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Reading Progress

November 27, 2012 – Shelved
February 5, 2014 – Started Reading
February 6, 2014 – Finished Reading

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Leslie Note to self: Laporte library has this in ebook.


Austen to Zafón You'll love the Mrs. Tim books!


Leslie Oh squeeeee! I haven't read those but added them to my Amazon wish list after reading this one. Nice to get a thumbs up from a likeminded reader.


Hannah This was a charming book in the best sense of the word.


Leslie I just really loved it. I'm ganna start collecting.


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