"The Principal, Miss Hartley-Jones, said that she would be very pleased to have me as a pupil, and that she was sure I would be very happy with them. She mentioned that of course all her pupils were gentlewomen. I was beginning to wonder where really common people learned to type. Maybe they just picked it up for themselves." Hahahaha!
Thanks, @LeahBergen for sharing this book - I'm really enjoying it.
@jillrhudy You'd like this. SO Mitfordish!
A Sunday afternoon spent reading another oldie which is, happily, turning out to be darkly comic and unputdownable.
This 1949 novel has recently been republished in the Furrowed Middlebrow series by #DeanStreetPress. 👏🏻👏🏻