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The Enigma of Edison

The Enigma of Kidson is a moving, thought-provoking, inspiring and hilarious biography of an inspirational and controversial teacher, newly in paperback.

Michael Kidson had everything that central casting requires of a legendary schoolmaster: a passion for his subject, a brilliant didactic style,breath-taking rudeness, eccentric mannerisms, a maverick attitude towards authority, and above all, a deep empathy, loyalty and dedication towards his students. He had an extraordinary influence on his pupils: David Cameron, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Johnnie Boden, and many more.
This unique portrait features recollections and vignettes of incidents in the classroom and a vivid social history of the latter part of the twentieth century, exploring education, culture, teaching, adolescence, discipline, mentorship, pronunciation, parenting, redemption and old age.

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