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The diary of a provincial lady

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Product description

Behind this rather prim title lies the hilarious fictional diary of a disaster-prone lady of the 1930s, and her attempts to keep her somewhat ramshackle household from falling into chaos. There's her husband Robert, who, when he's not snoozing behind The Times, does everything with grumbling recluctance; her gleefully troublesome children; and a succession of tricky servants who invariably seem to gain the upper hand. If her domestic trials are not enough, she must keep up appearances. Particularly with the maddeningly patronising Lady Boxe, whom our Provincial Lady eternally (and unsuccessfully) tries to compete with.

Item details

Author(s):
E.M. Delafield
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1942
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
301
Publisher:
Virago
Title:
The diary of a provincial lady

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Behind this rather prim title lies the hilarious fictional diary of a disaster-prone lady of the 1930s, and her attempts to keep her somewhat ramshackle household from falling into chaos. There's her husband Robert, who, when he's not snoozing behind The Times, does everything with grumbling recluctance; her gleefully troublesome children; and a succession of tricky servants who invariably seem to gain the upper hand. If her domestic trials are not enough, she must keep up appearances. Particularly with the maddeningly patronising Lady Boxe, whom our Provincial Lady eternally (and unsuccessfully) tries to compete with.

Author(s):
E.M. Delafield
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1942
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
301
Publisher:
Virago
Title:
The diary of a provincial lady

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