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Mrs. 'Arris Goes To Parliament (Mrs. 'Arris #3)

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Mrs Harris is a salt-of-the-earth charlady, content with her lot, cleaning the homes of the rich. However, her knack of setting things straight often has the tendency to stray beyond keeping things neat and tidy... In Mrs Harris MP, the honest as-ever old char impresses her employer with her no-nonsense political views to such an extent that he - an MP, no less - encourage ...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published 1965 by Doubleday
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Sarah
Jan 15, 2015 Sarah rated it it was amazing
I really can't get enough of Mrs. 'Arris. She's turning out to be one of my favorite characters and her personality just jumps out at you. The plots of Gallico's novels could happen, but there is an element of whimsy and farfetched-ness (if that's word) to them that makes them like a fairytale.
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In the process of reading all the Mrs. 'arris books by Paul Gallico. This one surprised me as it was darker than most of this series. Mrs 'arris is a London char who gets herself involved in all sorts of interesting situations. In this book she gets into politics. She is put up as a candidate for House of Commons (unbeknownst to her only as a spoiler in some political back room deals). When she gets elected she finds herself, for once, in over her head.
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Oct 16, 2015 Jay rated it really liked it
Mrs. 'Arris is at it again! The London charwoman finds herself swept up in a whirlwind that leads straight to the floor of English power. Gallico's sweet, charming fables of this forthright woman are always a breezy pleasure to read and this is no different.
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This is one of those simply-written, wonderful stories featuring a thoroughly lovable character. Mrs. 'Arris definitely stole my heart.
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these are such sweet, simple stories, but nicely written.
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Paul William Gallico was born in New York City, on 26th July, 1897. His father was an Italian, and his mother came from Austria; they emigrated to New York in 1895.

He went to school in the public schools of New York, and in 1916 went to Columbia University. He graduated in 1921 with a Bachelor of Science degree, having lost a year and a half due to World War I. He then worked for the National Boar
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