Wendy's Reviews > Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor

Rose by Rosina Harrison
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
795517
's review
Jun 21, 12

bookshelves: anglophilia, memoir, non-fiction, 2012
Read from June 17 to 21, 2012

Biggest take-away from this book -- having your own personal ladies maid would be truly AWESOME! Unfortunately, it would seem that I am serving in the capacity of ladies maid to my children with all the picking up and fetching that I do for them.

This account by Lady Astor's maid painted an interesting picture of life in service, as well as an intimate look at the Astor family from her unique perspective. I enjoyed reading and learning more about this period of time in England. I had read Five Sisters: The Langhornes of Virginia several years ago, but it was fun to read about Nancy from her maid's perspective.
2 likes · likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Rose.
sign in »

Reading Progress

06/18/2012 page 84
23.0%
show 3 hidden updates…

No comments have been added yet.