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The course of love a novel by Alain De Botton

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Married people,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Marriage,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementAlain de Botton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6054.E1324 C68 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 225 pages
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27210817M
ISBN 101501134256
ISBN 109781501134258
LC Control Number2015028864
OCLC/WorldCa918616385

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  The Course of Love is a return to the form that made Mr. de Botton's name in the mids, when he was in his mids and published three novels that elegantly fussed over and annotated the neuroses of romance Love is the subject best suited to his obsessive aphorizing, and in this novel he again shows off his ability to pin our hopes, methods and insecurities to the page [de Brand: Simon & Schuster.   Buy the Paperback Book The Course Of Love by Alain De Botton at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. From the author of the international bestsellers Essays in Love, The Architecture of Happiness, and How Proust Can Change Your Life, comes a novel that explores with trademark warmth and ISBN: The Course of Love is a novel that explores not so much the start of love, as its maintenance over time; the way our ideals bend and reform under the pressures of an average existence, and the magnificent, sometimes frightening, developments we can make as we slowly realise that love is in essence a skill we need to learn rather than an /10(35). Each of these cards is carefully selected from A Course of Love to remind you that you are, in truth, an embodiment of love. They will remind you of your wholeheartedness. They will remind you of the wondrous realm of unity and relationship that is your true nature when fear is left behind.