In the Name of Love: A Study of Sexual Desire (Tauris Parke Paperback S. New edition)

In the Name of Love: A Study of Sexual Desire (Tauris Parke Paperback S. New edition)

By: Jill Tweedie (author)Paperback

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"All for love, and nothing for reward." Is love the rosy, many-splendored thing that poets proclaim--or is it something altogether darker and more disturbing? Jill Tweedie's eloquent and disarming account of her own experience of love vividly illustrates how painfully and slowly she learned a truth very different from the popular myth. She explores the very nature, process, and purpose of this most powerful of human forces--and the wrongs that have been done in its name over the centuries--and concludes that perhaps love is not all we need. This is both a searing portrait of love (and the passion it inspires) and a deeply personal and affecting account of this mysterious force and its effect on one woman's life.

About Author

Jill Tweedie was a columnist on the "Guardian" and twice ""Woman Journalist of the Year."" She died in November 1993.


The experience; the source; the toll; the ethics; the process; the purpose; the psyche; the logic; the equation; the future; ten years on.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860645891
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781860645891
  • ISBN10: 1860645895
  • edition: New edition

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