The Curious History of Dating: From Jane Austen to Tinder
'A new approach to romance... The heroines of Regency novels could teach today's young women a trick or two' Sunday Times
What if Mr Darcy had simply been able to swipe right?
'This book was a real education for me. It's like a Lonely Planet guidebook to dating.'
'Lessons to learn for committed singletons and happily married alike, and everyone in between.'
Though the tiny bibliography section suggests otherwise, it felt reasonably well researched for a popular history book. However I was massively disappointed with the serious lack of analysis - it was a bit more like reading a basic overview of the situation in any given period/decade without too many references to the past (granted, there were some).
I also felt it was too all over the place and grew increasingly tired of the constantly repeated 'meanwhile' or 'in the meantime ...more