On Love

On Love

Book - 1993
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In this dazzlingly original first novel, Alain de Botton tells of a young man smitten by a woman on a Paris-London flight. On Love plots the course of their affair from the initial delirium of infatuation to the depths of suicidal despair, as the beloved, inexplicably, begins to drift away. "A tour de force pleasure of a first novel".Kirkus Reviews.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780871135513
Branch Call Number: F Deb


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Dobrila_T Feb 10, 2016

If you value elegant prose, you will appreciate this concise little gem.

Jun 17, 2013

Brilliant novel. A kind of a microscopic analysis of a relationship, from beginning to end, with the narrator referring to psychology, philosophy and politics with humour and grace.


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