The Apprentices, by Sarah Brazytis


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  “Old James is dead, and Lady Luckley has no recourse but to hire a new footman. She is elated to be given the priceless opportunity to get two perfectly matched footmen at the same time. George and Geoffrey are young, teachable, and eager for work.
But is Dunderlee House ready for identical twins?

Meticulously researched, The Apprentices will give you a glimpse into the servants’ quarters of an old house – and an idea of how two innocent boys can turn an elderly household upside down!”


Title: The Apprentices

Author: Sarah Brazytis (

Genre: Historical Fiction

Rating: 5/5 stars

Content: 5/5

My Review:  I really enjoyed this short story.  It is only 90 pages long (paperback version), so it doesn’t take long to read.  I think the writing was good (though I’m no expert on it ;)), and it was easy to understand what was going on.  I liked how it showed that even twins have different personalities, because I haven’t read many books that are like that.  My favorite part was when (SPOILER ALERT!) Lady Luckley went to see George when he was sick.

All in all, this was a great book, and I would highly recommend it.


Written by Leona G., 11 yrs.





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