Irma was taken on by Lady Fortescue
in the hope she would act as house guardian when she was away. She was a
'tornado of energy' and only spoke Italian. Chapter XIII of 'Sunset House'
describes her antics in detail!
Fortescue's loyal house maid from 1945 who remained with her until her death in 1951.
She is often mentioned throughout 'Sunset House' and subsequent books.