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Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer

Patrick Pennington is one of the bad boys at school, though he is redeemed by his extraordinary ability at the piano. He is entered in a local music competition, but the chances of him competing in it are slim, after his brushes with the police, local vandals and the staff who war with him at school.

Publishing history
Oxford University Press, 1970, 188 pp, illus by the author
(US:  Pennington’s Last Term)
OUP 1973
New Oxford Library, 1979
Magnet, pb, 1982
In Pennington, a Trilogy, Oxford University Press, 1985, cover illustration by Andrew Aloof
(contains Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer, The Beethoven Medal, Pennington’s Heir)

Scholastic, pb, 1994Patrick Pennington is one of the bad boys at school, though he is redeemed by his extraordinary ability at the piano. He is entered in a local music competition, but the chances of him competing in it are slim, after his brushes with the police, local vandals and the staff who war with him at school.

The Maybridge Series
Fly-by-Night
The Team
Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer
The Beethoven Medal
Prove Yourself a Hero
A Midsummer Night’s Death
The Last Ditch (Free Rein)
Marion’s Angel

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K M Peyton