Good-bye, Mr. Chips

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Little, Brown, and Company, 1934 - Endowed public schools (Great Britain) - 123 pages
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Depicts the career of a gentle schoolteacher at an English public school. Arthur Chipping ("Mr. Chips") is a middle-aged bachelor who falls in love with and marries a young woman whom he has met on a mountaineering vacation. They live happily at Brookfield School until her death, only a few years later. Mr. Chips devotes the rest of his life to educating many generations of boys.

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User Review  - elenchus - LibraryThing

Easy to speculate Hilton distills his own outlook on education into Chips, fitting insofar as it is inherently conservative, in the sense of upholding established ideals under threat of changing norms ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wayne S. - Goodreads

As the book opens, it is around 1933, and Arthur Chipping, known affectionately as Mr. Chips, is an 85 year old retired English schoolteacher. Born in 1848, he sits by the fire in his armchair and ... Read full review


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