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High Wages, WHIPPLE, Dorothy

Author Name    WHIPPLE, Dorothy

Title   High Wages

Binding   Softcover; Trade PB

Book Condition   Near Fine in Near Fine dust wrapper

Size   316 pages

Publisher   London Persephone Books c1930, 2009

ISBN Number    1903155754 / 9781903155752

Seller ID   7070

Preface by Jane Brocket. A lovely copy with faint edgewear. Persephone editions have uniform grey covers and dust wrappers with lovely decorated endpapers and bookmarks unique to each title.; Set in the north of England in the early years of the 20th century, Jane gets a badly-paid job in a draperís shop where she 'lives in'. Aware that people's shopping tastes and methods are changing she works hard, saves her money, gets help from a friend, and opens her own dress-shop. Readers that enjoyed the recent television series 'Mr. Selfridge' and 'The Paradise' may well enjoy this novel. We did.; ' Dorothy Whipple is one of my favourite authors'.- Lyn B. This title reviewed and recommended by Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading' blog and member of the DE Stevenson email discussion group. Image of book and matching bookmark is actual copy on offer.

British Woman Author Shopkeeper World War I Clothes Dress shop 20th Century England

Price = 17.75 USD


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