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Dirty Butter For Servants

(1972)
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It is 1833. William IV and the country stand upon the edge of the greatest changes ever known, at the end of old rural England.

Mr Hobshaw, a retired diplomat and squire of Underscar in the Yorkshire dales, has suddenly remarried; his new wife has a strong head for business but is also a miser. Mrs Hobshaw has four ageing captive daughters, and her servants are slaves.

The atmosphere is soon too much for her husband, who leaves the house to reside across the stable yard with his groom, Sheffield. And it is from there that this gothic drama unfolds ...

'You will read on compulsively' Sunday Times

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Hardback Editions

2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dirty Butter for Servants
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 1-4719-0234-X / 978-1-4719-0234-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co (Digital)
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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dirty Butter For Servants (Murder Room)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 1-4719-0235-8 / 978-1-4719-0235-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
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October 1972 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dirty Butter for Servants
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 0-241-02261-4 / 978-0-241-02261-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
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Kindle Editions

July 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dirty Butter For Servants
Author(s): Joan Fleming
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dirty Butter For Servants (Murder Room)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK