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How they mismanaged their house

By WARREN, Mr@[pseud]

subjects: narratives, satire,

  • 1. How they mismanaged their house on L500 a year. A narrative, in one volume. By Mr. Warren.
    1878
    18.5 x 12.0 cm   Pp [i-ii] [1] 2-256  
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    The title refers to Mrs. Liza Warren's "How I managed my house on two hundred pounds a year', and the author's name is clearly a pseudonym. The narrative is intended as a satire on popular domestic manuals and centres on the spendthrift O'Lavishes and their extravagant housekeeping.