Long Leggety Beasties by Alienora Taylor

A super review of a really funny and excellent book…

Rosie Amber

Long leggety beastiesLong leggety beasties by alienora taylor

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Miss Geraldine Dolan is a probationary teacher in her first job. She’s been accepted as an English teacher at St.Thelma’s school in Cornwall. It’s the 1980’s, the school is in a castle near the village of Port Tossack, there are keeps and dungeons, a great hall and that’s where any thoughts of a resemblance to Hogworts should leave you immediately.

This is adult British humour at it’s driest, full of classic clichés, innuendos and mirth. There are a great many characters to love; The Archers, teachers who meet on the battlements with bow and arrows, Zoe, a plain teacher who looks in love and bets are taken as to who has captured her heart. Rogue is an Aussie supply teacher who brings an Antipodean artistic flair to the story and a set of dinner ladies to rival no…

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2 thoughts on “Long Leggety Beasties by Alienora Taylor

  1. Bless you, Gary – and thanks so much for reblogging. I haven’t forgotten about you – just had a very testing and upsetting couple of weeks. Will review soonest. xxx

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