Monica Dickens's irreverent chronicle of life as a cook-general. It is an uproarious backstairs view of the English upper classes in moments of comedy, drama, selfishness and childish pique. Here is fun, wit, malice and, in the face of the tartars who rule on both sides of the baize door, courage.
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"But over and above its gay adventurousness, its variety of keen-eyed and blithe-hearted experience and its implicit challenge to reflection, this book fascinates us too by its lively and unfamiliar detail." -- "New York Times"
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1961. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140015353