On Love

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The best-selling author of How Proust Can Change Your Life and The Art of Travel revisits his utterly charming debut novel, On Love. The narrator is smitten by Chloe on a Paris–London flight, and by the time they’ve reached the luggage caro ...Continua
Ha scritto il 22/08/13
Cosa volesse essere non l'ho ben capito. Forse un manuale per evitare l'innamoramento facile e restare invischiati nell'ennesima storia sbagliata? Un vademecum per scongiurare l'idealizzazione del partner o del possibile partner e mantenere intatta l...Continua
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anobii sucks!
Ha scritto il 14/08/13
閱讀中的心得: 當你的男朋友是個飽覽群書的哲學家/作家時, 你只會覺得很煩而已. 老實講, 談戀愛就談戀愛, 去分析那些背後的動機, 還有掉書袋找書中曾提過的一些哲學觀感來搭配戀愛的情境和變化, 究竟意義何在啊? 想那麼多的話還要戀愛幹麻... 哈. ====================== 閱讀後的心得: 在看前半部的時候本來覺得很無趣, 套用了太多掉書袋的哲學理論. 但故事在男主角發現女主角好像不愛他的時候開始進入高潮. 也許是心有戚戚焉,看著主角在發現女方不愛他時,試圖挽回的過程,彷彿...Continua
Ha scritto il 02/08/13


Ha scritto il 07/01/13
I always like Alain's sentences - just so elegantly formed and full of wisdom. After reading it, I felt like I've learned some philosophy of love but been spared the boredom of a typical philosophy book (in my opinion). It made you think and made you...Continua
Ha scritto il 10/05/10
Amazingly well-written!
Romantic love is such an impossibly complicated topic on which to write a good non-fiction book, but Alain de Botton manages to do the impossible - and does it in amazing style. Telling from the first-person perspective of a man falling in and out of...Continua
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Ha scritto il Jul 08, 2010, 12:16
Every fall into love involves the triumph of hope over self-knowledge. We fall in love hoping we won't find in another what we know in ourselves, all the cowardice, weakness, laziness, dishonesty, compromise, and stupidity. We throw a cordon of love...Continua

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