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The Mid-Life Crisis: Social Stereotypes from the "Telegraph" Magazine

The Mid-Life Crisis: Social Stereotypes from the "Telegraph" Magazine

Victoria Mather,Sue Macartney-Snape

Another hilarious array of 'Social Stereotypes' from the Telegraph magazine
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Serendipity is horribly aware that she's entering the environs of the elasticated waistband. And these days it seems to be the arrival of her rose and bulb catalogues that inspires a thrill of near-erotic pleasure. As for her husband Stanton, at the first signs of receding hair he compensated by buying a new Harley-Davidson complete with helmet. But, much like Stanton's hairline, their blithe mantra that there's no such thing as middle age might just be beginning to wear a little thin. Victoria Mather and Sue Macartney-Snape are back with another achingly funny cocktail of Social Stereotypes. There is the ever-enthusiastic Antonia who works for Dimwit PR, speaks in exclamation marks and is just too, too blonde; Rachel, the new Tory, who puts other mums to shame with her 'I-got-a-first-and-I-also-have-a-cleavage' self-assurance; and the competitive grannies who fight tooth-and-nail for sole influence over their darling little grandson, Joshua. From the Long Lunchers to the Intimidating Shop Assistant, every foible is delicately detailed and every character strikes a chord. You'll no doubt have already run across a couple of them today.

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Title - The Mid-Life Crisis: Social Stereotypes from the "Telegraph" Magazine

Edition -

Author - Victoria Mather,Sue Macartney-Snape

ISBN 13 - 9780719568213

Imprint - John Murray Publishers Ltd

Publisher - John Murray Press

Date Published - 12/09/2005

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No. of pages - 96

Binding Type - Hardback

Dimensions - 146 x 15 x 222mm

Weight - 326 g

Languages - English