The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the Novel
In The Romantic Movement, Alain de Botton explores the progress of a love affair from first meeting to breaking up, intercut with musings on the nature of art of love. The relationship between Alice, an advertising executive, and Eric, a banker, is examined at every stage, supplemented by quizzes and line drawings by the author and commentary by a chorus of great philosophers, from Descartes to Plato to Aretha Franklin. The Romantic Movement will charm readers and lovers alike with wit, insight, and intelligence.
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Review: The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the NovelUser Review - Ornella Isaro - Goodreads
This book has cemented itself as one of my favourite books. As a hopeless romantic, The Romantic Movement was the book I didn't know I had always been looking for. It tells the story of girl-meets-boy ... Read full review
Review: The Romantic Movement: Sex, Shopping, and the NovelUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
I cannot stand another moment in these loathsome people's presence. Also, if I ever wanted to read philosophy, I would read philosophy, and I never do and never would. Read full review