The Observations Paperback / softback
by Jane Harris
Paperback / softback
'Vastly original. Bessy is surely one of the most striking characters in recent fiction: cynical, disruptive, tender and very, very funny.' Independent on SundayShortlisted for the Orange PrizeScotland, 1863.
In an attempt to escape her past, Bessy Buckley takes a job working as a maid in a big country house.
But when Arabella, her beautiful mistress, asks her to undertake a series of bizarre tasks, Bessy begins to realise that she hasn't quite landed on her feet.
In one of the most acclaimed debuts of recent years, Jane Harris has created a heroine who will make you laugh and cry as she narrates this unforgettable story about secrets and suspicions and the redemptive power of love and friendship.
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- Format:Paperback / softback
- Pages:544 pages
- Publisher:Faber & Faber
- Publication Date:01/02/2007
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