The Private Life of a Country House


In this vivid memoir Lesley Lewis gives a lucid account of how family life was lived in an English country house between the wars. By concentrating on social and domestic details, on everyday events and on objects, she offers a rare insight into the now remote world of professional families, such as the Lawrences, and their households during the period. The author remembers her house - Pilgrims' Hall in Essex - with exceptional clarity and affection. The elaborate daily rhythm of the household, and the devoted skill of the ...

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The Private Life of a Country House
2011, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780752460512

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