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Manservant and Maidservant

(1947)
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At once the strangest and most marvelous of Ivy Compton-Burnett's fictions, Manservant and Maidservant has for its subject the domestic life of Horace Lamb, sadist, skinflint, and tyrant. But it is when Horace undergoes an altogether unforeseeable change of heart that the real difficulties begin. Is the repentant master a victim along with the former slave? And how can anyone endure the memory of the wrongs that have been done?"

    

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Hardback Editions

June 1947 : UK Hardback
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Title: Manservant and Maidservant
Author(s): I Compton-Burnett
ISBN: 0-575-02706-1 / 978-0-575-02706-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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March 1969 : UK Hardback
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Title: Manservant and Maidservant
Author(s): Ivy Compton-Burnett
ISBN: 0-575-00241-7 / 978-0-575-00241-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

February 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Manservant and Maidservant (New York Review Books Classics)
Author(s): Ivy Compton-Burnett
ISBN: 0-940322-63-3 / 978-0-940322-63-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: NYRB Classics
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December 1983 : UK Paperback
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Title: Manservant and Maidservant (Twentieth Century Classics)
Author(s): Ivy Compton-Burnett
ISBN: 0-19-281380-3 / 978-0-19-281380-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks
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1969 : UK Paperback
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Title: Manservant and maidservant
Author(s): Ivy Compton-Burnett
ISBN: 0-586-02680-0 / 978-0-586-02680-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Panther
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