A Natural History of Love: Author of the National Bestseller A Natural History of the Senses
The bestselling author of A Natural History of the Senses now explores the allure of adultery, the appeal of aphrodisiacs, and the cult of the kiss. Enchantingly written and stunningly informed, this "audaciously brilliant romp through the world of romantic love" (Washington Post Book World) is the next best thing to love itself.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - PatienceFortitude - LibraryThing
Her prose- it is so... purple! So thickly, densely written, with lavish adjectives. Lavish adjectives? See, now it's happening to me too. I need to reread this, because I don't remember specifics bits of love history and lore, only the sense of her prose being over the top. Read full review
A NATURAL HISTORY OF LOVEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Beginning with a somewhat interesting history of ancient mythological love, Ackerman's (The Moon by Whalelight, 1991) book quickly degenerates into a regurgitation of stereotypes about differences ... Read full review