Author: Barbara Mutch

Book Review: The Housemaid’s Daughter by Barbara Mutch

Book Review: The Housemaid’s Daughter by Barbara Mutch
Posted March 8, 2015 by love2dazzle in Fiction, Reviews / 0 Comments

“The Housemaid’s Daughter” by Barbara Mutch is a beautifully written tale about a young black girl named Ada. She grew up in the service of Irish immigrants in South Africa. Ada is the daughter of the housekeeper for the Harrington’s. Cathleen Harrington takes a liking to Ada. Cathleen teaches Ada to read, write, math, and to play the piano. Ada ends up running away from the household even though she is treated very well. Ada ends up teaching music under a different name to other blacks and mixed raced people. Cathleen wants to track down Ada but her husband will […]