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The Truth About Love: Facts, Superstitions, Merriment And Myths

2.52 of 5 stars 2.52  ·  rating details  ·  23 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Have you ever wondered who St Valentine was, why wedding rings are worn on that particular finger, or why a dozen red roses are considered so romantic? The answer to these and many other love-related questions are in this book.
Published (first published February 20th 2005)
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Es un libro sencillo, curioso y fácil de leer. Además, he aprendido muchísimas cosas sobre nuestras tradiciones, de dónde vienen y por qué comenzaron a hacerse. Si tenéis curiosidad sobre el amor y todos los mitos que lo rodean, el libro te resultará muy entretenido. Eso sí, es bastante corto y en algunos pasajes el autor parece no haberse documentado con muchas ganas. Para mí, un regalo muy resultón para San Valentín.
I love non-fiction and I particularly liked this little book, filled with answers to many loved-related questions such as 'Why we give red roses?' 'Why the heart is the symbol of love?' or 'Why Cupid wears a blindfold?
Entretenido, se pasa un buen rato leyendo pero la mayoría de "curiosidades" que aparecen son de dominio popular, por lo que, salvando tres o cuatro cosas, no me ha aportado nada nuevo. 2,5
Monica Pereira
Really fast read. Cute love facts and myths. Love the cover!
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Over six-and-a-half feet tall, with a bushy beard,Philip Ardagh is not only very big but also very hairy. He is the author of the Eddie Dickens Trilogy and when not writing silly books, Mr. Ardagh is quite serious and frowns a great deal. He lives in a seaside town somewhere in England with his wife and their son, Fred.
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