The least 'stuck-up' books in the world, Mills and Boon style romance novels are field-guide to real-life difficulties of women - family, love, marriage, place in society, dreams for the future. In this wonderful post at the Awl you learn why these books are not only about fairy tale endings:
Romance novels are feminist documents. They're written almost exclusively by women, for women, and are concerned with women: their relations in family, love and marriage, their place in society and the world, and their dreams for the future.
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