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Ai piani bassi - Margaret Powell, Carla Palmieri, Anna Maria Martini
Ai piani bassi
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9788858406939 (8858406931)
Publisher: Einaudi
Pages no: 200
Edition language: Italian
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Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it
4.0 Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir That Inspired "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Downton Abbey"
Nice read if you're interested in Downton Abbey.
JLee22 rated it
3.5 Below Stairs
This is a memoir that reads like a polished transcription of an audio interview. The colloquialisms and patronizing language remain intact, but it should be noted that the book was originally published in 1968 and Margaret Powell was already 61 years old by then. If it reads in your grandmother's sc...
Kaethe rated it
5.0 Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir That Inspired "Upstairs, Downstairs" and "Downton Abbey" - Margaret Powell,Leigh Crutchley
When Powell was one of seven children, and pretty much starving, everything was better and had more flavor. Not like the rubbish you get nowadays (ie., 1968). She has a strong voice but lacks perspective on everything. She tells the reader that her parents could enjoy sexy times in privacy only when...
Ms. Margie
Ms. Margie rated it
I'm almost tempted to call this a quick read, but that would be misleading. It is indeed a short book, readable almost in one sitting. And the author's voice often comes across as a bit breezy. But it's not a 'lite' book.Margaret Powell went into service as a kitchen maid at the age of 14. She eve...
La vita è un libro
La vita è un libro rated it
3.0 Ai piani bassi
Questo libro non mi ha entusiasmato più di tanto; forse perché le aspettative erano diverse.Scorre bene e la descrizione delle vicende sono molto realistiche e dettagliate, ma non sono riuscita ad affezionarmi alla protagonista;l'ho trovata un po'troppo cinica, impedendomi di provare empatia per la...
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