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The Hidden Pleasures of Life
Author: Theodore Zeldin

ISBN: 9780857053695
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 26 July 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.7
Description:
An indispensable guide to living a full life from the bestselling author of An Intimate History of Humanity

Winner of the Salon London Transmission Prize

The story of a search for a new art of living.

How can one escape from work colleagues who are bores and from organisations that thrive on stress? What new priorities can people give to their private lives? When the romantic ideal is disappointing, how else can affections be cultivated? If only a few can become rich, what substitute is there for dropping out? If religions and nations disagree, what other outcomes are possible beyond strife or doubt? Where there is too little freedom, what is the alternative to rebellion? When so much is unpredictable, what can replace ambition?

About the Author

Theodore Zeldin has been named 'one of the forty world figures whose ideas are likely to have a lasting relevance to the new millennium' (Independent on Sunday), and 'one of Britain's leading intellects' (Management Today). His books Conversation and An I...

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