26 April 2018, The Tablet

The teacher who inspired novelist Patricia Duncker

by Patricia Duncker

Patricia Duncker

The teacher who inspired novelist Patricia Duncker
 

At Bedales School in the 1960s, George taught us the literature of Germany and I remember entire lessons, practically verbatim. George taught us with humour and passion. He knew that what he taught mattered, not simply for the purpose of passing exams, but forming independent adult minds.

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