Tagged with W. Pett Ridge

Just Like Aunt Bertha by W. Pett Ridge (1925)

Review by Helen N: The book centres round Aunt Bertha, a woman of resource who deals with both a professional life and sorting out all of her friends and acquaintances. They get into scrapes and she sorts them out, while being constantly criticised for interfering. It is a good-humoured book and written to entertain. Just … Continue reading

‘Thanks to Sanderson’ by W. Pett Ridge (1911)

Review by George Simmers: The Sandersons are an upper-working-class family with aspirations. The father is a ticket collector at a railway station; the mother was once in service. The two children have ambitions, though. Alfred has a job in the City, and works hard to improve his social status; Winnie has a muscial talent that … Continue reading