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The Book of Phobias and Manias : A History of the World in 99 Obsessions

The Book of Phobias and Manias : A History of the World in 99 Obsessions by Kate Summerscale

Author: Kate Summerscale

£16.99

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Format:Hardback

Page Count:256

Date Published:6 Oct 2022

ISBN:9781788162814

Synopsis

Plunge into this rich, surprising and stunningly designed A-Z compendium to discover how our fixations have taken shape, from the Middle Ages to the present day, as bestselling author Kate Summerscale deftly traces the threads between the past and present, the psychological and social, the personal and the political.

‘Fascinating … Phobias and manias create a magical space between us and the world’ Malcolm Gaskill, author of the No. 1 bestseller The Ruin of All Witches

‘Fascinating’ Observer

‘An endlessly intriguing book … All the bibliomanes (book nutters) I know will love it’ Daily Mail

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