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Frogspawn and Floor Polish: Upstairs and Downstairs in a National Trust House (Summersdale travel) Paperback – 15 Feb 2003
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Once or twice may be fine, but several times each chapter is putting it on rather thickly... except, of course, if it's meant as a clever marketing device for her first two books about life in a National Trust house.
Especially the latter third of the book is well written and provides mainly new reading, however, the book is rather a disappointment due to the first two thirds. Has she run out of material? Some short stories or newspaper articles would have exactly fitted the bill, but a full-length book is just not supported, at least not if you you prefer not to be reminded of the same old tales time and again. To quote Mackie "The opening gambit, `When we were at Felbrigg ...' has been known to cause close friends to roll their eyes and mutter, `Oh, please!'" (p. 13) and I feel inclined to sympathise with them, if the same stories are being aired and brought up to be polished again and again. So much about Mackie's ""F" word" (p.13)!
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