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The Persephone Book of Short Stories: The Exile by Betty Miller

‘Irina is not the ordinary type of servant. Mrs. Clark told me on the ‘phone that she was really a very cultured person.’ ‘Then why’s she doing this sort of work?’ ‘She’s an emigre, dear. The revolution in Russia, you know. Why, in Paris there are grand duchesses who are waitresses and chambermaids’ Similar to […]