For Better, For Worse

A Marriage Companion for Life

by Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

  • Published: 04 Feb 2010
  • Price: £20.00
  • Format: Hardback
  • Extent: 356p
  • ISBN: 978-1-904977-76-6
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Does he habitually leave his socks on the bathroom floor? Does she insist on interrupting your favourite programme to make you explain the plot (when she’s clearly not interested in it anyway)?

Never fear. For, as Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall shows in For Better For Worse, a good marriage is all in the detail. This wonderful book takes a light-hearted look at marriage from all angles – in the kitchen, in the garden, on holiday, with friends. Jane combines stories and tips collected from couples of all ages, with quotes and extracts on the joys (and occasional pains) of married life from voices as diverse as Socrates and Jane Austen, Tolstoy and Nancy Mitford.

For Better, For Worse is a celebration of marriage in all its comic frustration and gloriousness. Whether you are about to be married, or you are on your paper, your brass or your diamond wedding anniversary, it will keep you and your other half entertained till death do you part.

About Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall

Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall, bestselling author of The Good Granny Guide, The Good Granny Cookbook and The Pocket Book of Good Grannies, has written many other books on plants and gardening, including Gardening Made Easy and The Imperial Flower. A grandmother of five, and the mother of TV chef Hugh, she lives with her husband in Gloucestershire.