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From one of our great thinkers on modern life and the human condition - an unforgettable story of love and marriage from the author of bestselling novel Essays in Love as well as The Consolations of Philosophy, Religion for Atheists and The School of Life

'The Course of Love probes the very heart of marriage
, its shifts and squalls, its great adventure, with such forensic tenderness. I laughed a lot, too' Deborah Moggach

Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after?

This is a love story with a difference. From dating to marriage, from having kids to having affairs, it follows the progress of a single ordinary relationship: tender, messy, hilarious, painful, and entirely un-Romantic. It is a love story for the modern world, chronicling the daily intimacies, the blazing rows, the endless tiny gestures that make up a life shared between two people. Moving and deeply insightful, The Course of Love offers us a window into essential truths about the nature of love.

'Engaging, sympathetic, acutely perceptive... There's a refreshing honesty in what de Botton has to say' Guardian

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2016
April 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
256
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Books Ltd
SIZE
2.6
MB

Customer Reviews

Cgriff39 ,

The Course Of Love

Insight into the reality and complexities of all romantic relationships. This book wipes away the illusion of romanticism and reveals its inherent dangers, that said, it also conveys the essence of real love, and its great value and importance. I almost think everyone who is thinking of getting married, should read this first!!!!!

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