Pointed Roofs Summary:
The novel tells the story of Miriam Henderson. Being the main character of the story, her story is the same as that of the author. The life of this character between the years of 1891 and 1915 is narrated in the book. Her family is not very well off and due to her father’s poor financial situation, she is forced to take up a job at the local school. This particular novel in the series talks about her early life and the conditions of her home along with her experience as a student teacher in the local school of Hanover, which is in Germany. She is teaching English there and the whole novel is based on her experience in the school.
Pointed Roofs Review:
The novel is a must read for those people who like to read biographies and autobiographies. One can learn the lesson of working hard from this book. When life is tough, sometimes you need to stand up for yourself and work. From a school teacher in a local school to a renowned author, the journey of the author only inspires the readers to do the same with their lives.