5 edition of Chalet School and Jo found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 128 p. :|
|Number of Pages||99|
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Yes, I spend too long in the bathroom. Regardless, I did enjoy this, tore through it again in one sitting. Her father eventually went to live with another woman by whom he had a third son, another Charles. Relationships [ ] Madge and Dick [ ] Jack [ ] Frieda, Simone and Marie [ ] Children [ ] Appearances [ ] Joey appears in pretty much every Chalet School book, and is mentioned by name in those she doesn't.
This list originally appeared in August 1998 in Le Petit Chalet, the booklet for members aged 13 and under produced by Friends of the Chalet School. Phoebe is afflicted with rheumatism, and is confined to her chair.
' ' Jo to the Rescue at the Chalet School? I probably won't be powering through the rest of the series from hereon. ' 'But if she's talking to the girl in the wheelchair she'll be sitting down, won't she? I remain embroiled in my difficulties with Rescue, dealing as it does with brusque Northerners and homely sensible un-artistic servant folk who don't quite understand the artistic traumas and fanciful natures of their bosses.
One of the more adult Chalet School books. Revisiting the book now, almost ten years later, and I do think it can be considered a rather odd entry in a boarding school series. In this, seventh in the lengthy series, Jo at 16 becomes Head Girl, although she would have preferred not to. Brent-Dyer borders on this previously in the series with the legendary Yorkshire gentleman chatting up Madge on the train inChalet School and Jo I can forgive her for due to the spectacular nature of the incident.
Jo To The Rescue is this weird beast, a sort of ode to domesticity wrapped up in the summery surroundings of the Yorkshire Moors and with a tragic, forlorn heroine in need of serious rescuing. Plaques were put up in Pertisau, South Shields and Hereford, and we had a headstone erected on her grave, since there was not one previously. Jack Maynard makes a healthy appearance, albeit a distinctly eccentric one, which is always a joy.
' 'It's all right, this is nearly the last.
Hardback reprint in the Slightly Foxed Cubs limited numbered edition of 2000, this being number 217 in fine condition, red cloth boards, illustrated top board by Daniel Macklin.
Although my version is paperback, it apparently hasn't been abridged, unlike many of the others.