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Goodbye Mr Chips (Revised)

author: James Hilton

Supporting Material: Available

ISBN 9788125952121
For Age Group 13 - 14 Years
Pages 76
Weight 0.174 Kg
Binding Paperback
Trim Size 6.25*9.5 inches
List Price 175.00

The novel tells the story of a much-beloved schoolteacher, Mr. Chipping, and his forty-three-year-long tenure at Brookfield school. He conquers his inability to connect with his students, as well as his initial shyness, when he marries Katherine, a young woman whom he meets on holiday. Despite his own mediocre academic record, he goes on to have an illustrious career as an inspiring educator and a strict.

About Author

James Hilton, was born on September 9, 1900 in Leigh, Lancashire. His father John moved with the family to London where James attended various schools and edited and contributed to the school magazine. As an undergraduate he wrote his first novel, Catherine Herself in 1920. After leaving university in 1921, he worked with a Dublin newspaper. During this period the financial independence helped him to produce several more novels.

In 1933, he wrote Lost Horizon. The book was awarded the Hawthornden Prize. The mythical paradise of Shangri-La in the book became a household word. Many of his books became worldwide hit movies.

In 1933, he also wrote Goodbye Mr Chips an endearing story about an English school teacher as a tribute to his own father, who was the headmaster of a school.

';Warming to the heart and nourishing to the spirit...The most profoundly moving story that has passed this way.' So wrote the critic Alexander Wollcott when the book was published in America. And so it continues to be...

About the Series

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  • Selection of stories and writers conform to those recommended by various Boards and schools
  • Books have been adapted and abridged from authentic texts to make them suitable for various age groups
  • Careful grading of language and vocabulary make for simple,easy reading
  • Colourful, vibrant illustrations bring the stories alive in the reader's mind
  • Comprehension exercises at the end of each book are designed to make it a pleasurable activity, and can be easily used for grading by the teacher
  • An element of interest by way of extra information/web links on the movie and theatre adaptations of the books have been provided wherever appropriate, for further exploration
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