Monthly Archives: July 2014

  1. Downer, Lesley. WOMEN OF THE PLEASURE QUARTERS

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    July 24, 2014 by ethelfritha

        Lesley Downer thought she could walk right in to a Japanese geisha house and learn all there was …
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  2. Powell, Margaret. SERVANTS’ HALL.

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    July 21, 2014 by ethelfritha

    A grand house in the country. A mousy in-between maid, pompous butler, and regal housekeeper. A forbidden romance between servant …
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