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Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton

Synopsis: An aging schoolteacher reflects on half a century at a boys’ school in England, starting in the 19th Century and spanning past WWI. Review: I had heard of Goodbye, Mr. Chips but had never read it before, and I’m so sorry I waited so long! The book is just lovely, a gem where every word counts. I was moved beyond compare. It was described as “sentimental,” and I suppose it is, but not in the negative connotation of the word. It’s poignant and reflective…

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