The Amateur Prefects PDF/EPUB Ý The Amateur Epub /

  • Hardcover
  • 151 pages
  • The Amateur Prefects
  • Phyllis Matthewman
  • English
  • 03 March 2018

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The Amateur PrefectsWhen part of Kirkdale Priory was destroyed by fire, Colonel Maxton lent accomodation for half of the pupils at the Grange nearby This action was in part prompted by gratitude for the friendship offered to his niece, a cripple, by the older girlsLynette, Diana and Tony are appointed prefects at the Grange, much to the annoyance of certain members of the Lower School This is eventually overcome, however, when some of the juniors are caught by Tony enjoying a midnight feast In the meantime, Lys Maxton, recovers from her accident and learns how to walk again

About the Author: Phyllis Matthewman

Born in 1896 in Leeds, Phyllis Barton Matthewman was the daughter of insurance manager Thomas Barton, and his wife, Ada Mary Pollard She attended Leeds High School, but was prevented from seeking a higher education by the premature death of her father Married to Sydney Matthewman in 1930, she lived with him in Leeds, Tottenham, Hindhead, Gosport and Merstham Surrey , taking a position as a secretary when he had a breakdown It was at this point that Matthewman began to write, aided by Sidney, who often helped with her plotting and characterization.Matthewman was acquainted with celebrated school story author Elinor M Brent Dyer, through her aunt, and when Sydney Matthewman set up a literary agency in the late 1940s, Brent Dyer became a client From 1964 to 1969, when Brent Dyer died, the Matthewmans lived with her in a joint establishment in Redhill Phyllis Matthewman herself died in 1979.