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Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants by Alison Maloney. UPSTAIRS, an Edwardian home would have been a picture of elegance and calm, adorned with social gatherings and extravagantly envisioned dinner parties.  DOWNSTAIRS, it was a hive of domestic activity, supported by a body of staff painstakingly devoted to ensuring the smooth running of the household. (Adult NonFiction) 3/13/13

Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants by Alison Maloney. UPSTAIRS, an Edwardian home would have been a picture of elegance and calm, adorned with social gatherings and extravagantly envisioned dinner parties. DOWNSTAIRS, it was a hive of domestic activity, supported by a body of staff painstakingly devoted to ensuring the smooth running of the household. (Adult NonFiction) 3/13/13

“Nothing quite like this has ever been published before,” proclaimed The Guardian about the Neapolitan novels in 2014. Against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous and a world undergoing epochal change, Elena Ferrante tells the story of a sixty-year friendship between the brilliant and bookish Elena and the fiery, rebellious Lila with unmatched honesty and brilliance.The four books in this novel cycle constitute a long, remarkable story, one that Vogue described…

“Nothing quite like this has ever been published before,” proclaimed The Guardian about the Neapolitan novels in 2014. Against the backdrop of a Naples that is as seductive as it is perilous and a world undergoing epochal change, Elena Ferrante tells the story of a sixty-year friendship between the brilliant and bookish Elena and the fiery, rebellious Lila with unmatched honesty and brilliance.The four books in this novel cycle constitute a long, remarkable story, one that Vogue described…

Princesses Behaving Badly. It's a fascinating read for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.

Princesses Behaving Badly. It's a fascinating read for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.

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10 amazing novels that will take you to a different time - 10 amazing historical novels that will take you to another place and time. I love finding new ideas for what books to read next! Great historical fiction.

10 amazing novels that will take you to a different time - 10 amazing historical novels that will take you to another place and time. I love finding new ideas for what books to read next! Great historical fiction.

15 Books You'll Get So Lost In, You'll Go Hours Without Eating, Sleeping, Or Interacting With Another Human | Bustle

15 Books You'll Get So Lost In, You'll Go Hours Without Eating, Sleeping, Or Interacting With Another Human | Bustle