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Publisher Description

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER
'Utterly engrossing' Guardian

If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah thought, she would be more careful not to trudge through muddy fields.

It is wash-day for the housemaids at Longbourn House, and Sarah's hands are chapped and bleeding. Domestic life below stairs, ruled tenderly and forcefully by Mrs Hill the housekeeper, is about to be disturbed by the arrival of a new footman smelling of the sea, and bearing secrets.

For in Georgian England, there is a world the young ladies in the drawing room will never know, a world of poverty, love, and brutal war.

What readers love about LONGBOURN:

'A novel to be savoured'
'Highly recommended'
'Very enjoyable exploration of the background to Pride and Prejudice'

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
August 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
448
Pages
PUBLISHER
Transworld
SIZE
2.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Patricia from Durham ,

Longbourn

The "below stairs" staff who serve the Bennets and their daughters add a dimension to their story as told in "Pride and Prejudice". The Longbourn staff are very real,their daily lives interwoven with the Bennets and I would recommend all who enjoy P&P to read Longbourn in order to complete the story. I had to keep reading! PF.

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