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Below Stairs


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Arriving at the great houses of 1920s London, fifteen-year-old Margaret’s life in service was about to begin…

As a kitchen maid – the lowest of the low – she entered an entirely new world; one of stoves to be blacked, vegetables to be scrubbed, mistresses to be appeased, and even bootlaces to be ironed. Work started at 5.30am and went on until after dark. It was a far cry from her childhood on the beaches of Hove, where money and food were scarce, but warmth and laughter never were.

Yet from the gentleman with a penchant for stroking the housemaids’ curlers, to raucous tea-dances with errand boys, to the heartbreaking story of Agnes the pregnant under-parlourmaid, Margaret’s tales of her time in service are told with wit, warmth, and a sharp eye for the prejudices of her situation. Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants, Below Stairs is the remarkable true story of an indomitable woman, who, though her position was lowly, never stopped aiming high

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Autor Powell, Margaret
Editura Pan Macmillan
Dimensiuni 198 x 130 x 15
Data Publicarii 04/03/2011
Format Necartonata
Numar pagini 224
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Autor Powell, Margaret
Editura Pan Macmillan
Dimensiuni 198 x 130 x 15
Data Publicarii 04/03/2011
Format Paperback / softback
Numar pagini 224
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