About this book
A tongue-in-cheek medical handbook which draws its wisdom from novels. Can Bronte re-boot your broken heart, or Hemingway help with your headache? Whether you have a stubbed toe or a severe case of the blues, this will provide a cure in the form of a novel. There's also advice on reading ailments such as being overwhelmed by the number of books in the world, or the temptation to give up a book halfway through. It will be supported by a website.
Are you weary in Brain and Body? Do you desire a Positive Cure for your Pessimism? Do you require Bronte to re-boot your Broken Heart? Do you despair of your Nose? Can Fielding open your Flood Gates? Or Pynchon purge your Paranoia? May we administer Austen to curb your Arrogance? Hemingway for your Headache? This title deals with these questions.