The Spinster Book


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(4.3 stars; 3 reviews)

A cross between guidebook and social commentary, The Spinster Book gives clever and humorous insights on topics such as courting, handling men and women, love letters, marriage and spinsterhood. (Summary by Kristin Hughes) (4 hr 6 min)

Chapters

Notes on Men 25:05 Read by Kristin Hughes (1974-2021)
Concerning Women 24:22 Read by Nocturna
The Philosophy of Love 24:35 Read by Betsie Bush
The Lost Art of Courtship 19:59 Read by Kirsten Ferreri
The Natural History of Proposals 24:39 Read by Kara Shallenberg
Love Letters: Old and New 23:14 Read by Esther
An Inquiry into Marriage 24:03 Read by Christiane Levesque
The Physiology of Vanity 22:50 Read by Nocturna
Widowers and Widows 34:41 Read by Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
The Consolations of Spinsterhood 22:36 Read by Deb Bacon-Ziegler

Reviews

Humorous


(4 stars)

some bits can be dull & put you to sleep. but if you listen closely there are several humorous parts! true insight into the female mind. lots of funny quips.