A beautifully written investigation of grief As an exploration of love and loss, as a portrait of a person and of the nature of personhood, this book is about as true as any I have read James McConnachie, Sunday TimesAn audacious and beautiful account of grief and who we are Memoir, neuroscience and myth interweave to create a book unlike any otherWhen celebrated neuropsychologist Paul Broks wife died of cancer, he found himself plunged into the world of the bereaved As he experienced the pain, alienation and suffering that make us human, his clinician self seemed to watch on with keen interest He embarked upon a voyage of experience a journey through grief, philosophy, consciousness, humanity and magical thinking seen through the prism of a lifetime s work in neuroscience Fusing an account of living with and recovering from loss with thought provoking meditations on the nature of the mind and the self, The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Stars is an audacious and beautiful work by a writer of astonishing wisdom and compassion. Download The Darker the Night, the Brighter the Stars: A Neuropsychologist’s Odyssey Author Paul Broks – heartforum.co.uk
Paul Broks is an English neuropsychologist and science writer He is a former Prospect columnist, and his work has been featured in The Times, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, and Granta Trained as a clinical psychologist at Oxford University, Broks is a specialist in clinical neuropsychology and is the author of Into the Silent Land, which was shortlisted for The Guardian s First Book Award.
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