Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day: has naughtiness ever been so nice?


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This wonderfully warm classic is full of delicious innuendo and risqué fun – all thought up by Winifred Watson while she did the dishes

Here’s something you may not expect to read in a bestselling book from 1938 about a virginal governess:

“But he’s a grand lover,” said Miss LaFosse wistfully.

“No doubt,” said Miss Pettigrew. “All practice makes perfect.”

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