The Course of Love – Alain de Botton
Modern love is never easy. Society is obsessed with stories of romance, but what comes after happily ever after?
This is a love story with a difference.
From dating to marriage, from having kids to having affairs, it follows the progress of a single ordinary relationship: tender, messy, hilarious, painful, and entirely un-Romantic. His first novel for twenty years, The Course of Love is Alain de Botton’s love story for the modern world, chronicling the daily intimacies, the blazing rows, the endless tiny gestures that make up a life shared between two people.
Moving and deeply insightful, The Course of Love offers us a window into essential truths about the nature of love.