Wonderfully upbeat and optimistic, Watson’s rediscovered gem is an inspired call to seize the day as related through the story of a dowdy governess who enjoys and unexpected twenty-four hours of mayhem and mirth with a nightclub singer. Tender-hearted and witty, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a truly delightful read.
Publisher: Persephone Books Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 192 x 138 x 21 mm
Edition: Revised edition
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