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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Alain de Botton Narrator: James Wilby Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2010 ISBN:
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Essays in Love is a stunningly original love story. Taking in Aristotle, Wittgenstein, history, religion and Groucho Marx, Alain de Botton charts the progress of a love affair from the first kiss to argument and reconciliation, from intimacy and tenderness to the onset of anxiety and heartbreak.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tomáš | 6/18/2011

    " Neuveritelne dobrá knížka, povinnost pro každého, kdo chce rozumet partnerským vztahum. ceský název Lekce z lasky "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Vaarun | 6/6/2011

    " A brilliant book takes you through the stages of love, from the first jitters to the eventual culmination. Very well written can identify with every aspect mentioned. A must read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sumanta | 5/18/2011

    " Analytical and a bit philosophical view point on the much abused subject of 'LOVE'. Interesting writing style and a new genre, awesome read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Katie | 5/17/2011

    " Some astute insights although the tone is too pretentious and cynical for me to really enjoy the insights. I'm a little uncomfortable with his ideas of love. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ivy | 4/21/2011

    " I've read this a couple of times and have been entertained by De Botton's wit in different ways each time. His narrative and anecdotes are simple, but his prelude to the events he is going to describe speaks of deep thoughts which are many a times an oversight on our part. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andrea | 4/16/2011

    " an anatomy of any relationship, your might believe your relationships have been something special and unique. you'll abandon that illusion once you've read de botton. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Zatia Denise | 3/30/2011

    " Review posted on my website. :) "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Fazerkapz | 3/8/2011

    " I think it would be a great inspirational thought to go through such brilliant titled whose story will based or revolving around a perfect True love in its true sense . "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Thanh | 2/13/2011

    " This author clearly develops a neurotic character that anyone who's been in love can truly relate to. I am excited to read more from this author. "

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About the Author
Author Alain de BottonAlain de Botton is the author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, including On Love, How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, and The Course of Love. He lives in London where he founded The School of Life, an organization devoted to fostering emotional health and intelligence. More can be found at AlainDeBotton.com.
About the Narrator

James Wilby starred as Senator James Dorr in the Masterpiece Theatre production of Island at War. In film, he can be seen in Gosford Park, Howards End, and De-Lovely.