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The observations

Author: Jane Harris
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Keeping a journal to record the increasingly unusual duties requested of her by her beautiful mistress, nineteenth-century Edinburgh scullery maid Bessy wonders about her mistress's secret relationship with a dead former maid.
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Genre/Form: General fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Harris
ISBN: 9780571223350 0571223354 0571235131 9780571235131 057123108X 9780571231089
OCLC Number: 224781541
Awards: Short-listed for Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007
Short-listed for British Book Awards: Newcomer of the Year 2007
Shortlisted for Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction 2007.
Shortlisted for British Book Awards: Newcomer of the Year 2007.
Description: 415 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jane Harris.

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In an attempt to escape her not-so-innocent past in Glasgow, Bessy Buckley takes a job as a maid in a big house outside Edinburgh working for beautiful Arabella. Bessy is intrigued by her new  Read more...

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