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The incurable romantic : and other tales of madness and desire, Frank Tallis

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The incurable romantic : and other tales of madness and desire
Title
The incurable romantic
Title remainder
and other tales of madness and desire
Statement of responsibility
Frank Tallis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The experience of being in love is powerful and it inevitably changes how we feel and how we behave. Even when love is normal it is so intense that for thousands of years doctors and poets have described love as a kind of madness; however, love can also go wrong. When this happens the consequences for the individual and those around them can be far reaching and in some instances truly astonishing. In this book, psychologist Frank Tallis describes the amazing stories of patients who were literally crazy in love, including a man who tried to make over 3,000 prostitutes fall in love with him and a woman who stalked her dentist
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Writing style
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10729358
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Tallis, Frank
Dewey number
152.4/1
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Love
  • Sex
  • Compulsive behavior
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and other tales of madness and desire
Label
The incurable romantic : and other tales of madness and desire, Frank Tallis
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The barrister's clerk : love that accepts no denial -- The haunted bedroom : ageless passion -- The woman who wasn't there : suspicion and destructive love -- The man who had everything : addicted to love -- The incurable romantic : on the impossibility of perfect love -- The American evangelist : sins of the flesh -- The stocking game : Dr B and Fraulein O-a cautionary tale -- Narcissus : desire reflected -- The night porter : guilt and self-deception -- The 'good' paedophile : tainted love -- The couple : improbable love -- Brain cuts : love dissected
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xix, 280 pages
Isbn
9781541617551
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2017056452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1013590788
Label
The incurable romantic : and other tales of madness and desire, Frank Tallis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The barrister's clerk : love that accepts no denial -- The haunted bedroom : ageless passion -- The woman who wasn't there : suspicion and destructive love -- The man who had everything : addicted to love -- The incurable romantic : on the impossibility of perfect love -- The American evangelist : sins of the flesh -- The stocking game : Dr B and Fraulein O-a cautionary tale -- Narcissus : desire reflected -- The night porter : guilt and self-deception -- The 'good' paedophile : tainted love -- The couple : improbable love -- Brain cuts : love dissected
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First US edition.
Extent
xix, 280 pages
Isbn
9781541617551
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2017056452
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1013590788

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