Book on ‘submissive wives’ becomes hit in Spain

Costanza-Miriano_2762521bMembers of Spanish trade union CCOO tear up sheets of paper printed with the cover of the book “Get Married and be Submissive,” by Italian author Costanza Miriano last month Photo: REUTERS

Book that advises new wives “to be submissive” proves surprise success in Spain but angers feminists

A book advising newly-wed women on how to be “submissive” has become a publishing phenomenon in Spain while outraging feminists who have called for it to be banned.

The polemic book by married Italian author Costanza Miriano titled ‘Cásate y sé sumisa – Get Married and Be Submissive – was published by the Catholic Arbishopric of the southern city of Granada in November and soared up the bestseller list.

The book, which was a bestseller in Italy, preaches a message of “loyal obedience, generosity and submission” on the part of the new wife and offers nuggets of advice for the newly-wed on how to please one’s husband.

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