The Spinster Book

The Spinster Book #2020

The Spinster Book This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery
  • Title: The Spinster Book
  • Author: Myrtle Reed
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 492
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers You may find it for free on the web Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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      Published :2020-05-08T02:08:36+00:00

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    Hilarious Tragic Difficult Historical ArtifactI was browsing in a charity shop when I found this 1901 book okay, fine, the 1903 reprint with the incredible name The Spinster Book Even brushing aside, for a moment, the hilarious and wonderful title it was amazing The cover was embossed lavender with a gold looking glass which the title appeared inside like a reflection wonderfully implying it could be YOU On closer inspection, The Spinster Book is basically a dating courtship guide, which very mu [...]

    Oh my, found this book in my Grandparent s library As far as any of us can tell, it belonged to my great, great grandmother What a read Mostly involves Myrtle railing against men, the lost art of courtship, and the challenge of relationships Amusing for history but not particularly noteworthy.

    I picked this up expecting to read accounts of women who had achieved great things in their lives, despite being members of that historically much maligned group, unmarried women in other words, those left on the shelf That is definitely not what this book is.For something titled The Spinster Book the focus is almost entirely on men, what women think of them, and dealing with marriage proposals Or so I thought.The I read, the I began to suspect this collection of esssays was in fact parody, in [...]

    a reader might reasonably suspect that a book originally published in 1901 wouldn t seem relevant over 100 years later but the reader would be wrong gender quandaries go on forever nothing ever really changes and this book might be the best evidence of this eternal truthte from chapter 2 There are three things man is destined never to solve perpetual motion, the square of the circle, and the heart of a woman Yet he may go a little way into the labyrinth with the thread of love which is just anot [...]

    Period piece dating back in the day telling of the time and social structure Some seems the same, some comments seem cynical, some are amusing at the time and to looking back Glad not to be living then Wonder if others will say the same about today in 110 years Like _Hints for Lovers_

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