The Complete Book of Aunts

Rupert Christiansen
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ISBN 9780571226566 Format Paperback
Published 06/09/2007 Length 272 pages

About Book

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 - here is a complete guide to the wonderful and sometimes weird world of this most misunderstood of relatives.
  • About Rupert Christiansen

    Rupert Christiansen was born in London and educated at the universities of Cambridge and Columbia. As well as several books of cultural history, he has written about opera for many publications, including the Spectator, the Observer, the Times Literary Supplement and Vanity Fair. Since 1966 he has been opera critic of the Daily Telegraph and a regular broadcaster.

    He also sits on the editorial board of Opera magazine and the jury for the Birgit Nilsson Prize. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1997.

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