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Barbara Cartland's Etiquette Handbook

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Written nearly 50 years ago, Barbara Cartland's Etiquette Handbook conjures up a time when addressing work colleagues by their first names was frowned upon, wives could expect to receive a weekly allowance of five shillings from their husbands and hats were ubiquitous. With her characteristic wit and wisdom, Barbara Cartland has guidelines for every area of life. She has advice on marriage, "Good manners in marriage mean not taking all the bedclothes in a double bed" and on children, "Cleanliness and simplicity are two desirable factors in children's dress". The handbook is a wonderfully evocative insight into the manners of an England that has largely disappeared and of a politeness that has nearly vanished from society.


  • Published by Soundings Audio
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre General NonFiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st November 2008
  • Duration 7 Hrs. 00 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781407926094

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Barbara Cartland
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Barbara Cartland (1901-2000) was a prolific author of romance novels, selling over 1,000 million books in her lifetime, which earned her a place in The Guinness Book of Records. She wrote a total of 7... more
Patricia Gallimore
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Patricia Gallimore has been broadcasting regularly for the BBC since 165 when she won the Carleton Hobbs student drama award. Having twice been a member of the BBC Radio Drama Company, she has played ... more