Gervase Phinn (b.1946)

The Heart of the Dales, by Gervase Phinn

Gervase Phinn, the author and educator, was born on 27th December 1946 in Rotherham.

He taught in a number of schools for fourteen years before becoming an education adviser and school inspector. He is currently a freelance lecturer, broadcaster and writer, but also holds the following positions: president of the School Library Association; a consultant for the Open University; fellow and visiting Professor of Education at The University of Teesside. He is married with four grown-up children.

He has published many articles and books and edited a wide range of poetry and short story collections, but is probably best known for his best-selling autobiographical novels:

The Other Side of the Dale
Over Hill and Dale
Head Over Heels in the Dales
Up and Down in the Dales
A Wayne in a Manger
The Heart of the Dales

External Links

Books by Gervase Phinn at
Gervase Phinn's official website
Wikipedia article on Gervase Phinn

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