Staircase 9 17’s August Bookshelf

Our bookshelf choice for August is Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, by Winifred Watson, published by Persephone Books   Written in 1938, the story begins when Miss Pettigrew is sent to the wrong address by an employment agency.  She meets Miss LaFosse, a nightclub singer, and her wonderful day - and the rest of her life…

Staircase 9 17 June Bookshelf

Staircase 9 17's  Bookshelf choice for June is       The Duke's Children, the last of Anthony Trollope's novels about the Palliser family and their circle.  The plot has a dash of Downton Abbey and it's an immersive read, full of engaging characters.