Miss Pettigrew lives for a day / by Winifred Watson.
Publication year: 2008
Edition: [New ed.] / with a new preface by Henrietta Twycross-Martin.
Publisher: London : Persephone, 2008.
This ed. originally published: 2000.
Miss Pettigrew is a down-on-her-luck, middle-aged governess sent by an employment agency to work for a nightclub singer rather than a household of unruly children. Over a period of just 24 hours, her life is changed - forever.
Series: Persephone classics ; no. 21
xii, 233 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Reading Group Review: Another book we all enjoyed, light and frothy, but with some glimpses of a lost social world.