- Publisher: MICHAEL JOSEPH (1954)
- ASIN: B000S9T4MI
- Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,775,900 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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One Pair of Hands Hardcover – 1954
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Its not "deep" (don't expect any sermons on the poverty gap - she spent all her earnings on clothes) but do expect a laugh or two.
this was the MOST boring, repetitive, dull book.,....the author trying to be funny on almost every line and totally missed it. I am a voracious reader...and it's rare for me to throw a book in the trash when I'm done...but I did with this one.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This book's never-out-of-print history speaks for itself. I recently re-read and enjoyed it in conjunction with a recent study of "servants" in Britain in the 19th and... Read morePublished on March 15, 2014 by Patricia A. Zak
This book was truly a joy to read. The author has such a gift in the way she makes her character think. I was sorry to see it end.Published on June 21, 2013 by Grace Chalela
It is an easy read. It is interesting. But I wouldn't say it is gripping or provides any great insight.Published on June 14, 2013 by Margaret
In the past few years, I have severely pruned my library and given away hundreds of books. This is one I chose to keep. Read morePublished on January 22, 2013 by Prissy Lou
I found Dickens' book a charming look at what must have been a difficult situation at times. I enjoyed a look at this period of time and her writing style was good. Read morePublished on January 4, 2013 by A. Lee
Although the author is a direct descendent of Charles Dickens, the writings is totally different. I enjoyed reading about the author's adventures very much.Published on December 13, 2012 by Marco
I really enjoyed this book. A look at the "downstairs" side of servitude, and some funny vignettes. Well written. Writing must run in the family - the author is the great(? Read morePublished on October 18, 2008 by Bookworm
Not only have I throughly enjoyed this tale relating the author's brief career "below stairs", but I've lent it around and everyone who's read it has loved it too. Read morePublished on August 24, 2007 by pjf