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Gentlemen's Gentlemen: My Friends in Service Hardcover – 29 Nov 1976


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  • Hardcover: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Arlington Books Publishers Ltd (29 Nov. 1976)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0851402585
  • ISBN-13: 978-0851402581
  • Product Dimensions: 21.8 x 14.5 x 2.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 623,945 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By A Ryder on 23 July 2010
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A collection of memoirs and anecdotes of menservants: Butlers, Valets, Footmen. They were all known to the collector - Rosina Harrison, Lady's Maid to Nancy Astor, who has her own memoirs published separately. With this sort of material to work with, 'Upstairs Downstairs' was unnecessary. That said, the most interesting thing to me is in the attitudes of the former servants (all notably at or near the top of their respective professions) to their roles and employers, from the perspective of someone reading in the 21st Century about something written in the 1970s, referring to events in the 1920s - 1940s. An interesting contrast to Jean Rennie and Margaret Powells' books, written in and about similar years, and also to more general memoirs such as those of Sanger and Bennett, which were written in the early 20th Century about the 19th!
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