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The course of love : a novel, Alain de Botton

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The course of love : a novel
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The course of love : a novel
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Alain de Botton
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eng
Summary
  • We all know the headiness and excitement of the early days of love. But what comes after? In Edinburgh, a couple, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love. They get married, they have children but no long-term relationship is as simple as happily ever after. "The Course of Love" is a novel that explores what happens after the birth of love, what it takes to maintain love, and what happens to our original ideals under the pressures of an average existence
  • How does love survive and thrive in the long term? In Edinburgh, Rabih and Kirsten, fall in love, get married, have children. But this is their story after the first flush of infatuation. As Rabih and Kirsten reform their ideals under the pressures of an average existance, they discover that love is a skill that needs to be learned, and not just experienced
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Title
The course of love
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Traces the way original ideals about romance change in the face of real-world challenges, exploring the relationship of Rabih and Kirsten, who endure life-affirming philosophical and psychological compromises after marrying and having children
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10494592
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.E1324
LC item number
C68 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Alain de Botton
The course of love : a novel, Alain de Botton
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The course of love : a novel, Alain de Botton
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ocn918616385
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 225 pages
Isbn
9781501134258
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2015028864

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