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Vicar of Nibbleswicke
Vicar of Nibbleswicke
Author: Roald Dahl
ISBN-13: 9780670843848
ISBN-10: 0670843849
Publication Date: 3/1/1992
Pages: 240
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Viking Books
Book Type: School Library Binding
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Publisher's Note
The Reverend Robert Lee triumphed over dyslexia as a child, but when he becomes the new vicar of Nibbleswicke, he is so nervous that his dyslexia returns--in a new form. He doesn't realize it, but some of the words he speaks come out backward. "Just a dram of Dahl, but vintage".--Kirkus Reviews.
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"The Reverend Lee is suffering from a rare and acutely embarrassing condition: Back-to-Front Dyslexia. It affects only his speech, and he doesn't realize he's doing it, but the parishioners of Nibbleswicke are shocked and confused by his seemingly outrageous comments.
At last a cure is found and the mild-mannered vicar can resume normal service. Or at least as normal as is possible for a man who must walk backwards to be sure of talking forwards!
A highly comic tale in the best Dahl tradition of craziness, written for the benefit of the Dyslexia Institute."
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A Comic tale written to benefit the Dyslexia Institute
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The Reverend Lee is suffering from a rare and acutely embarrassing situation: Back-to-Front Dyslexia. It affects only his speech, and he doesn't realize he's doing it, but the parishioners of Nibbleswicke are shocked and confused by his seemingly outrageous comments.

At last a cure is found and the mild-mannered vicar can resume normal service. Or at least as normal as is possible for a man who must walk backwards to be sure of talking forwards!

A highly comic tale in the best Dahl tradition of craziness, written for the benefit of the Dyslexia Institute.
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The story of Reverend Lee, his dyslexia, and the unique manner in which he was able to resume normal service. Written for the benefit of the Dyslexia institute. You will love this delightful story.