The Complete Book of Aunts

Author(s): Rupert Christiansen

Biography | Reference

Covers loveable aunts, exotic aunts, seductive aunts, sad, mad and bad aunts, aunts in jail and aunts on the razzle, aunts in novels, verse and song. This work features a guide to the wonderful and sometimes weird world of this most misunderstood of relatives.


Product Information

"'Christiansen brings grit, determination and verve to his subject... Give this delightful concoction to any and every aunt you know.' Times Literary Supplement"

Rupert Christiansen is the author of several books, including The Faber Pocket Guide to Opera, Prima Donna, Romantic Affinities, Paris Babylon and The Visitors. He is opera critic and arts columnist for the Daily Telegraph, dance critic for the Mail on Sunday and a regular contributor to the Spectator.

General Fields

  • : 9780571226566
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : Faber and Faber
  • : September 2007
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rupert Christiansen
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 272
  • : illustrations