Love: The Song of the Universe (Wooden Books)
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN 10: 1620402564
ISBN 13: 978-1620402566
What exactly is love? How many different kinds of love are there? Have the metaphors for love changed over the centuries? What are the best classical love stories? Is love a universal phenomenon? In this delightful little book, packed with rare and beautiful artwork, Jason Martineau takes us on a journey through the landscape of love, combining themes from traditional psychology and the modern sciences to explore life's most prominent and provocative theme.
From the Inside Flap
Love is one of the deepest mysteries shared by all humanity. From the writings of the Ancient Greeks to Shakespeare and modern quotes, love is widely explored yet never exhausted. In this unique book on a timeless theme, composer Jason Martineau takes the reader on a journey from childhood through first love and into old age, showing how love is the common factor which unifies human experience and emotion and gives meaning to our lives.