Miss Buncle's Book (Paperback)

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A funny and charming book about the goings on in a small English village. Originally published in 1936, so a bit old fashioned, and a great comfort read. I loved it.

P.S. This is a first in a series of four. 

— From Mara


"Watch as Barbara Buncle blossoms and finds within herself the strength that's always been there, just waiting for its chance. RECOMMENDED READ "--Dear Author

From beloved author D.E. Stevenson-who's sold more than seven million books worldwide-comes this highly original and charming tale about a woman who causes an uproar in her quaint English village after writing a revealing novel featuring the town's inhabitants as characters.

Barbara Bunde is in a bind. Times are harsh, and Barbara's bank account has seen better days. Maybe she could sell a novel ... if she knew any stories. Stumped for ideas, Barbara draws inspiration from her fellow residents of Silverstream, the little English village she knows inside and out.

To her surprise, the novel is a smash. It's a good thing she wrote under a pseudonym, because the folks of Silverstream are in an uproar. But what really turns Miss Bunde's world around is this: what happens to the characters in her book starts happening to their real-life counterparts. Does life really imitate art?

A beloved author who has sold more than seven million books, D. E. Stevenson is at her best with Miss Buncle's Book, crafting a highly original and charming tale about what happens when people see themselves through someone else's eyes.

"Love it, love it, love it"

"There are no vampires, no faeries, no weird creatures, just a sweet story about real people living in a world I've always dreamed of."-Reader Review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781402270826
ISBN-10: 1402270828
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Publication Date: September 1st, 2012
Pages: 304
Language: English