What Is An Aga Saga?

What Is An Aga Saga?

Have you every wondered what people mean when they talk about an Aga Saga? Read this post for a definition.

What Is An Aga Saga?

Aga Saga

noun /ˈɑː.gəˌsɑː.gə/

Definition: A literary sub-genre, referring to fictional family sagas set in British middle-class country or village life.

Origin: The name comes from the AGA cooker, a type of oven in country houses in the UK. Novelist, Terence Blacker first used the word to describe Joanna Trollope’s novels.

Popular Aga Saga Authors include: Joanna Trollope, Maeve Binchy, Rosamunde Pilcher, Catherine Alliott, Mary Wesley

What Is An Aga Saga? An Aga stove looks like this.

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 by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 27th September 2012