Physical description

115 pages. Includes Appendix with recollections from a student

Publication type


Inscriptions & markings

"For Canterbury History Group" "With best wishes - Adrian Peniston-Bird 7.2.19" written on title page


The novel is set at and around Canterbury Primary School in the suburbs of Melbourne. The central adult character is based on the real Major Patrick Maloney, the first headmaster of the school when it opened in 1908.