First published in unabridged paperback in 2003 by Girls Gone By Publishers. Illustrated by Nina K. Brisley.
The peaceful life at the Chalet School in the lovely Austrian Alps is
disturbed by the threat of war.|
Soon it is clear that the school must be closed. And when Jo Bettany and some of the girls pit their wits against the Nazis, they face terrible pubishment and are forced to flee for their lives into Switzerland.
This is one of the most exciting books in the Chalet School series. There are encounters with spies, dangers and heartaches... but a new Chalet School is started in Guernsey where Jo, now grown up, gives the school the most welcome surprise it has ever known! - 1968 & 1978 Armada
"I don't like the trend things are taking," Dr James Russell told the
shocked staff of the Chalet School. "I'm afraid of Germany's demands
on Austria. It may mean war."|
The peaceful life in the Austrian Tyrol is disturbed by the threat of war. Soon it becomes clear that the school must close. When some of the girls stand up against a Nazi crowd, they face a terrible punishment and are forced to flee for their lives into Switzerland. - 1993 Armada
The peaceful life in the Austrian Tyrol is disturbed by the threat of
war. Soon it becomes clear that the school must close, but when some
of the girls confront a Nazi crowd, they face terrible punishment and
are forced to flee for their lives- 1996 & March 1, 1999 Collins|
1996: U.K. £3.99 Australia $8.95 Canada $6.50
1999: U.K. £3.99 Canada $6.95
Cover Illustration: Piers Sanford
The Chalet School, after a dozen years' flourishing existence, is stricken
by the war. The invasion of Austria brings the School under the Nazi
overlords, the pupils are scattered and soon it becomes impossible to
work in such surroundings. Eventually those who are left take flight
to the Channel Islands, where the School is established temporarily|
Within the framework of the story there occur even more than the usual number of escapes and adventures, involving the Gestapo, spies, U-boats, and aeroplanes. Miss Brent-Dyer writes with rare knowledge of the mentality of Continental people in this the most thrilling of all her stories.
The war apart, The Chalet School in Exile resounds with an event of the very greatest importance for the School's history. Of course, Jo is concerned in this - but more must not be said here. - 1941 Advertisements & 2003 Girls Gone By Publishing