The Paying Guests
deals with entirely different socioeconomic circumstances than the lush period TV series, but it too peeks under the facade and bedsheets of propriety.
Impoverished by her late father's debts, Frances has no choice but to take in lodgers--Leonard and Lillian Barber are the paying guests
. But theirs is not a satiating marriage; so, in her kimono, which keeps coming strangely undone, Lillian turns to Frances.
Some of the strongest sections of The Paying Guests
depict Frances' discomfort as she navigates uneasily between her mother's expectations and those of the Barbers; as bold as she may be in her desires, she is easily discomfited by the middle-class lodgings and speech of Lily's mother and sisters.
Compelling, The Paying Guests
nevertheless fails to hit the heights of Waters' earlier novels.
Reportedly people of Mirali are becoming bitter and inhospitable to well entrenched Uzbek fighters who were living in the neighborhoods as paying guests
in the houses and were accommodated thanks to local custom of hospitality and advance rent payment in dollars.
The family manor is old and in need of constant repair, so Lady Clarissa takes in paying guests
. Clementine has a pet teacup pig named Lavender and Digby Pertwhistle the ancient butler takes care of them all.
Spare rooms in family homes and flats are offered to paying guests
, for a cheaper and more authentic experience.
International Chocolate Day will be celebrated at The Bristol Lounge of the hotel on September 13, 2010, where paying guests
will be offered a complimentary dessert buffet presented by gourmet chocolatier Hotel Chocolat.
Blending dinner-party intimacy and restaurant-worthy food, these clubs bring paying guests
together at homes or other locations that usually aren't revealed until the day of.
With four-star ambitions the pair are soon slogging away and learning that picking up after teenagers is different to pandering to the whims of paying guests
Because the only people who should be in hotels are paying guests