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Book Review of Goodbye, Mr. Chips

Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Author: James Hilton
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Hilton does a great job of capturing Mr. Chips' wandering mind as he remembers bits of his life at its end. The writing style is very endearing, but the contents are sad! We don't want this beloved man to die though we just met. Life has enough sadness and heartbreak without shedding tears for a fictional gentleman, but that is precisely what happens when reading this book. I do recommended this book, but only with a handy tissue and not at all if you need cheering up. A bittersweet read.