• Road to the Dales

  • The Story of a Yorkshire Lad
  • By: Gervase Phinn
  • Narrated by: Gervase Phinn
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History, Europe
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Gervase Phinn tells of a life full of happiness, conversation, music and books shared with his three siblings, mother and father. This book is a snapshot of growing up in Yorkshire in the 1950s – reminisce with Gervase, and share in his personal journey - of school days and holidays as well as his tentative steps into the adult world. Devour numerous uproarious stories including the incident involving a broken greenhouse, crashing his brother’s newly restored bike as well as secrets about his first dates, adventures at summer camp, family trips to Blackpool and many other captivating tales.

With a wicked ear for the comical, and a sharp eye for detail, this beautifully written book visits poignant moments, significant events and precious memories from a boy called Gervase.

©2010 Gervase Phinn (P)2011 Penguin Books Ltd

Critic Reviews

"Remarkable. A steady stream of amusing anecdotes tumbling effortlessly from the pages." ( Yorkshire Evening Post)

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