On Love

On Love

Book - 2006
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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.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ♭2006
ISBN: 9780802142405
0802142400
Branch Call Number: FIC DEBOTTO 2006
Characteristics: vi, 194 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm

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Dobrila_T Feb 10, 2016

If you value elegant prose, you will appreciate this concise little gem.

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velowallah
Jun 17, 2013

Brilliant novel. A kind of a microscopic analysis of a relationship, from beginning to end, with the narrator referring to psychology, philosophy and politics with humour and grace.

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