The Novel Cure: An A-Z of Literary Remedies

Author(s): Ella Berthoud

Adult Non-Fiction

Sick? Tired? Lost your job? Take one dose of literature and repeat until better. The Novel Cure is an A-Z of literary remedies that offers a cure in the form of a novel for all kinds of ailments of the mind and body, and life's general ups and downs. Whether you have stomach flu, low self esteem or are just stuck in a rut, this book will recommend a novel to help ease your pain. This is a medical handbook-with a difference. Austen for arrogance, Bronte for a broken heart, Pynchon for paranoia or Tolstoy for toothache: the remedy for your malady is at your fingertips. Featuring old and modern classics, unheard-of gems, novels for all tastes and ages, The Novel Cure is a warm and passionate, witty and wonderful way to expand your reading list (and cure what ails you), and the perfect gift for all bibliophiles.


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Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin have been best friends since university, where they began prescribing books for one another. Ella went on to study fine art and became a painter and art teacher. Susan became a novelist and was listed by Granta as one of the 20 Best of Young British Novelists in 2003. She is also a travel writer, journalist and reviewer. Together, they now hold sell-out bibliotherapy sessions and retreats in the UK and have a regular slot with The School of Life.

General Fields

  • : 9781922079350
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : 0.528
  • : March 2013
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : August 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ella Berthoud
  • : Paperback
  • : 913
  • : English
  • : 809.3
  • : 416