Meet Sir Humphrey and the endearing folk of Batch Magna. The delightful prose is ineffable. The story carries you gently with the flow of the river, describing the lovely riverside community and the charming characters the author developed. The droll humor combined with the stunning descriptions, will entertain you. Here are three I adored: the green woodpecker laughed again, something made a small splash and the sound of birdsong. Not to miss: her considerable bosom lifted in outrage.
If you only read one book in 2015 with a character named Phineas, it must be this one. (less)