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THE CHALET SCHOOL REUNION

by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer

Illustrated by Dorothy Brook

Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. 1st. 1963

Slightly better than good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper. Blue boards, white spine. Gilt titles. Top edge blue. Colour frontis plate. 4 other plates. Blue endpapers. 206 pages.

Two horizontal lines of sticky residue to covers and spine. Rear cover slightly rubbed. Top and bottom edge of spine browned. Some tape residue to front pastedown, blank page at end of book and a little to rear endpapers and last text page. Rear joint just starting to crack. A couple of fox spots to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn. Tape residue, mostly in two lines across verso shows through to front and flaps. Colour still bright on wrapper. Complete with scarce original key to the characters on the dustwrapper which is taped to front endpaper.

Stock no. 1506954

 

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Contents

  • On her way back to England from New Zealand, Grizel Cochrane, one of the earliest of the 'Old Girls' of the Chalet School, arrives at Freudesheim depressed and embittered. She finds that Joey Maynard has arranged a reunion for as many as possible of their contemporaries during the school's first year in the Tirol and the arrival of her old friends at the Gornetz Platz begins to give Grizel new interests in life. The companionship, excitements, adventures and even near tragedies of the house-party soon help Grizel to forget the sadness of her past, but she has to suffer a great deal before Joey's hopes for the happiness of her old school friends are soon realised.

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