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The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton

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We each of us strive for domestic bliss -- the perfect marriage, the perfect home, the perfect family -- and we may look to Delia and Nigella to give us tips on achieving the unattainable. Kathryn Hughes has pulled back the curtains to look at Mrs Beeton, the creator of the ultimate book on keeping house. In Victorian England what did every middle-class house-wife need to create the perfect home? The Book of Household Management. 'Oh, but of course!' Mrs Beeton would no doubt declare with brisk authority. But Mrs Beeton is ...

The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton 2006, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307263735

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The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton 2006, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9781841153742

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The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs Beeton 2005, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841153735

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