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Margaret Powell was born in 1907 in Hove. Aged fifteen, she went into service as a kitchen maid, eventually progressing to the position of cook. In 1968 the first volume of her memoirs, Below Stairs, was published to instant success. She died in 1984.

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Below Stairs The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid by Margaret Powell
Below Stairs The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid
Margaret Powell
Brilliantly evoking the long-vanished world of masters and servants, Below Stairs is the remarkable true story of an indomitable woman, who, though her position was lowly, never stopped aiming high.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2011

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