Thrush Green is a series of novels by English author Miss Read (Dora Jessie Saint). The series is set in a village on the English countryside known as Thrush Green. The village neighbours Read’s other series, Fairacre. The series is a social comedy, full of gentle humour and social commentary (albeit subtle).


Miss Read was the pen name of English novelist Dora Jessie Saint (1913-2012); an author of novels set on the British countryside. Her series included Fairacre and Thrush Green – both set in British villages. “Miss Read” was also a character who appeared in her Fairacre series. Saint also worked as a teacher. She retired […]