NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERHave you ever wished you could live in an earlier, more romantic era?Ladies, welcome to the 19th century, where there's arsenic in your face cream, a pot of cold pee sits under your bed, and all of your underwear is crotchless. (Why? Shush, dear. A lady doesn't question.)UNMENTIONABLE is your hilarious, illustrated, scandalously honest (yet never crass) guide to the secret...
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (October 25, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1 x 8.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 76447
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Well-researched and full of nifty little bits of information on what Victorian life was really like for women. The author takes us back to mid-century 1800s and switches between US and England telling us what our life as a wealthy woman would be like...
ian womanhood, giving you detailed advice on:~ What to wear~ Where to relieve yourself~ How to conceal your loathsome addiction to menstruating~ What to expect on your wedding night~ How to be the perfect Victorian wife~ Why masturbating will kill you~ And moreIrresistibly charming, laugh-out-loud funny, and featuring nearly 200 images from Victorian publications, UNMENTIONABLE will inspire a whole new level of respect for Elizabeth Bennett, Scarlet O'Hara, Jane Eyre, and all of our great, great grandmothers.(And it just might leave you feeling ecstatically grateful to live in an age of pants, super absorbency tampons, epidurals, anti-depressants, and not-dying-of-the-syphilis-your-husband-brought-home.)