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Cocoa at Midnight: The true story of my life as a housekeeper (Lives of Servants Book 4)
 
 

Cocoa at Midnight: The true story of my life as a housekeeper (Lives of Servants Book 4) [Kindle Edition]

Tom Quinn
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Praise for the Lives of Servants (Various)

Reading this fascinating book is likely to unleash anyone's inner Bolshevik...! (Daily Mail)

...a fascinating portrait of the drudgery and servility of a domestic's life. (The Age)

...captures the subtelties of the English class system to an extraordinary degree. (Midstate Observer)

If the Brothers Grimm had ended Cinderella where she was being forced to clean the house by her stepsisters, they might have accidentally been writing Rose Plummer's biography. The maid's story makes for harsh, heartbreaking, fascinating reading. ( The Daily Telegraph, NZ)

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Insightful and endearing memoir of a life lived in service as a housekeeper at a stately home.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 339 KB
  • Print Length: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Coronet (11 April 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AJP2EKK
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #95,490 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cocoa at Midnight 10 Feb 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Very well written book, fascinating insight into the lives of servants and the 'upper classes'. Recommend to anyone interested in the past.
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5.0 out of 5 stars a very enjoyable read 29 Sep 2013
By S. Hart
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I have been reading a few of Tom Quinns books and I can recommend this one. i have enjoyed all of the books and found them to be rally interesting and also easy reading. I have been doing my family tree and it is wonderful to read other peoples stories of the employment that my family had.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A fascinating snapshot of the past 20 Nov 2013
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Wonderful - captures the atmosphere of life in a big house perfectly. Thoroughly enjoyed reading this - especially good at conveying how naive girls used to be regarding the facts of life.
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Amazon.com: 3.0 out of 5 stars  1 review
3.0 out of 5 stars An easy to read book that takes us thru the life ... 15 July 2014
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Format:Paperback
An easy to read book that takes us thru the life of a housekeeper. I did enjoy the book but found it to be a bit boring. Also, when was she really born? In 1909 as stated on the back cover or in 1911 as stated in the book? Not a book I would highly recommend to my friends.

FTC disclosure: I received this book free from Goodreads hoping I would review it.
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