Miss Read

The author 'Miss Read' (Dora Saint) lived in Hither Green as a child.

Her real name was Dora Jessie Saint. Her pen name 'Miss Read', was derived from her mother's maiden name. An English novelist, by profession a schoolmistress, she was best known for two series of novels set in the British countryside – the Fairacre novels and the Thrush Green novels.

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