How Much the Heart Can Hold: Seven Stories on Love (Paperback)Carys Bray (author), Rowan Hisayo Buchanan (author), Bernardine Evaristo (author), Grace McCleen (author), Donal Ryan (author), Nikesh Shukla (author), D. W. Wilson (author)
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'Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.'
Love is not a singular concept.
In this collection, seven award-winning authors explore seven concepts of love: from Philautia, self-love, to Agape, love for humanity; and from Storge, a natural affection for family, to Mania, a frenzied, obsessive love.
Seven authors; seven short stories; seven flashes of love.
This paperback edition of How Much the Heart Can Hold includes the winning short story from the SceptreLoves short story Prize.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 132 g
Dimensions: 197 x 136 x 13 mm
Startlingly original stories * Sunday Express S Magazine *
All seven [stories] score an outright win in the battle to make the ethereal real. * Country Life *
Together they assert that love is more heart-breaking and transforming than the word necessarily conveys. * Observer *
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