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Mothers in Literature – A Reflection on Fictional Mothers
If you want to assist someone planning to write a novel, the best piece of advice you can give them is “Kill off the mother!” That way, you can put your hero or heroine through all sorts of trials and tests of character.
Everyone who has a mother will enjoy this delightful and gorgeously illustrated survey of mothers in literature at their best and at their worst – highly recommended!” Dr Joanna Penglase
But not every literary mother is dead. This special Mothers Day inspired guide discusses a great variety of mothers in fiction. Learn about the exceptional, the good, the mediocre, the bad, the nasty, and even the dead mothers of the literary world. Discover how Susannah rates different mothers in their maternal roles, and challenge yourself with a little quiz on literary mums.
This entertaining and detailed 14-page guide includes a companion list of books for further reading. Just perfect for discussions and book clubs!
Once you have received your Mothers In Literature add more enjoyment to it with a FREE Companion Guide. Susannah has prepared this recommended reading list to accompany Mothers In Literature with a list of resources.
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