The servants take center stage in this irresistibly
imagined below-stairs answer to Pride and Prejudice.
While Elizabeth Bennet and her
sisters fuss over balls and husbands, Sarah, their orphaned
housemaid, is beginning to chafe against her situation in life. And
when a mysterious footman arrives at Longbourn, the orderly realm
of the servants'' hall threatens to be completely, perhaps
Jo Baker reveals lives mentioned only
fleetingly in Jane Austen''s classic novel that has captivated the
hearts of readers around the world for generations, daring to take
us beyond the drawing rooms of Regency England into a vivid,
fascinating, fully realized new world.