Essays in love by alain de botton, 9781447275329, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Essays in love: reviews now, in a smart and ironic first novel, also entitled on love, alain de botton picks up the torch, so to speak, more or less where. A review and a link to other reviews of essays in love / on love by alain de botton. Essays in love is a novel about two young people, who meet on an airplane between london and paris and rapidly fall in love the structure of the story isn't unusual, but what lends the book its interest is the extraordinary depth with which the emotions involved in the relationship are analysed.
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