'A couple is a conspiracy in search of a crime. Sex is often the closest they can get.' All the present controversies about the family are really discussions about monogamy. About what keeps people together and why they should stay together. Now, in a book of 121 aphorisms, Adam Phillips asks why we all believe in monogamy, and why we find it so difficult to think about. Everyone knows that most people, however much they may love their partner, are capable of loving and desiring more than one person at a time. It may be ...

Monogamy 1999, Vintage, New York, NY

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Monogamy 1997, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

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Monogamy 1996, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571179893

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