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The Sorrows of Love

Love has, quite unfairly, come to be associated with being happy. However, it is also one of the most reliable routes to misery. We tend to treat our sadness individually, as if it were unique and shameful. But, as this book explains, there are some solid reasons why love should be highly sorrowful at times.
The good news is that, by understanding our romantic troubles and griefs, seeing them in their proper context and appreciating their prevalence, we will cease to feel so alone and so cursed.

This essay is not a study in despair; it is a guide to a more consoling, humane and in its own way joyful perspective on the complexities of love.

The Tracey Emin/ Edvard Munch: Loneliness of the Soul exhibition is being held at the Royal Academy of Arts from 15 November 2020 - 28 Febuary 2021.

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Dimensions 18.54 x 1.27 x 11.43cm
Fabric & material Hardback
No. of Pages 80
SKU 12091051

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The School of Life is dedicated to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture - believing that a range of our most persistent problems are created by a lack of self-understanding, compassion and communication. The School of Life Press publishes books on the most important issues of cultural and emotional life. Their titles are designed to entertain, educate, console and transform.

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