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The diary of a chambermaid

Octave Mirbeau

The diary of a chambermaid

by Octave Mirbeau

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Published by Elek in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as Le journal d"une femme de chambre. Paris, 1960.

Statementtranslated by Douglas Garman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.M674 Di2
The Physical Object
Pagination315 p.
Number of Pages315
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6015928M
LC Control Number66073516
OCLC/WorldCa9438658

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"The Diary of a Chambermaid", based on the novel "Le Journal d'une Femme de Chambre" by Octave Mirbeau, is set in the France of the late 19th century. A young woman named Celestine arrives at the country home of the wealthy Monsieur and Madame Lanlaire to take up a position as a chambermaid. Passionate, calculating, only sometimes honourable but always honest, Celestine is one of the great female characters in literature. Rhoda Koenig in The Sunday Times The Diary of a Chambermaid was written as a satire of Parisian society in the wake of the Dreyfus u brings a journalist's analytical eye to Celestine's adventures as she loses her innocence and becomes as corrupt and.


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