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On Love - de Botton, Alain
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"Plotting the course of an affair from the initial delirium of infatuation to the depths of suicidal despair, through a fit of anhedonia--defined in medical texts as a diseae resulting from the terror brought on by the threat of utter happiness--and finally through the terrorist tactics employed when the beloved begins, inexplicably, to drift away, this 'tour de force pelasure...[is] a dissertation/novel on romantic narcissism that's both intellectually stimulating and emotionally touching" (Kirkus Reviews)." -- cover.

On Love 2006, Grove Press

ISBN-13: 9780802142405

Revised edition

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On Love 1995, Grove/Atlantic, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802134097

Trade paperback