Complete Book Of Mothers-in-law,the by Luisa DillnerComplete Book Of Mothers-in-law,the by Luisa Dillner

Complete Book Of Mothers-in-law,the

byLuisa Dillner

Paperback | April 27, 2010

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Most of us either have a mother-in-law or will be one, and it's not a role most women take on gladly. Mothers-in-law are traditionally the butt of jokes, declared to be nasty, possessive and interfering - but are they really as bad as this reputation suggests? Luisa Dillner looks beyond the stereotype of the mother-in-law and finds they come in many different varieties, from loveable and loyal to lonely, ferocious and scheming. She traces their history, from Ancient Greece and Rome tomodern times, through fairy tales and traditions, in this celebration of this most complicated of relationships.
Luisa Dillner is the author of The Complete Book of Mothers-in-law and is a columnist for the Guardian. Her proper job is working on new ideasfor the British Medical Journal Publishing Group. She has been a contributor to many magazines and newspapers, including Vogue, Cosmopolitan and the Observer and has written a book about relation...
Title:Complete Book Of Mothers-in-law,theFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.75 inPublished:April 27, 2010Publisher:Faber & Faber AgencyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0571238203

ISBN - 13:9780571238200