Feedom for Mr. Mildew The pretensions of an English scholar
visiting Besancon in Northern France are exposed
by a group of lady trainee teachers stranded there
during the 1968 Revolution.
disturbed black primary pupil brings about the
destruction of an over-zealous schoolteacher applying
unsuitable methods and ideals.
Original, funny, delicate. The work of a remarkable
and idiosyncratic gift.
Mr. Murphy's comedy has a delicately lethal
edge to it ... Obsession obsessively recorded
is irresistible. Victoria Glendinning
has the rare ability to be both comic and compasionate.
British Book News
His sense of comic possibilitiy informs every
page with a kind of
suppressed manic hilarity. Glasgow Herald