The Butler Speaks [EPUB]

The Butler Speaks [EPUB]
The Butler Speaks: A Return to Proper Etiquette, Stylish Entertaining, and the Art of Good Housekeeping by Charles MacPherson
2013 | EPUB | 10.64MB
  • Host a dinner party
  • Make a bed
  • Set a table
  • Use the proper fork
  • Polish silver
  • Prepare high tea
  • Present a calling card
  • Make conversation
  • Fold a shirt ...
  • all with the charm, ease and sophistication of a butler.

In a clear, straightforward style, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management in this beautifully illustrated style, etiquette and entertainment guide. For anyone who rents or owns--be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate--The Butler Speaks includes everything you need to know to simplify, organize and care for your home. It also offers modern advice on personal style and etiquette--how to receive guests; present your business card; make polite dinner conversation-- and advice on entertaining at home--how to make a cheese plate; hold your cutlery; set a table--all with the flair, charm and unpretentious grace of the butler.