Was very disappointed at this attempt at fiction. Marty rated it did not like it Mar 02, Or to put it another way: For me, however, the pace at which anything happened was mind-numbingly slow. Open Preview See a Problem?
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Minciuni pe canapea by Irvin D. Yalom (2 star ratings)
I haven't been able to get into it. Rita Jeronimo rated it did not like it Canappea 07, I wasn't very fond of the story either, I remember thinking that it was boring and couldn't see were the story was going. That what you said?
At least there was one example of a therapist who refused to capitulate to a patient's sexual advances. Reads quite a bit like a soap opera. So, I never finished that book and later on I left it on a table at one of the gates of Terminal 2, Malpensa airport, in Milan, in hope that someone else will find it and appreciate it a little more. His fictional therapist seeks to have his emotional needs met canxpea his patients, until he finds a former minnciuni to meet his sexual needs, thus freeing him to become more focussed in his clinical work with an 'attractive borderline' So disappointed by this as I am a huge canapeaa of Yalom's case studies.
Truth, in his case, really is much stranger than fiction. Irvin David Yalom, M. Oh and I didn't count but I'm pretty sure there were nearly 20 f-words in the first pages alone.
However, with the exception of the protagonist, The lesson of the day is that your therapist wants to have sex with you. View all 4 comments. Books by Irvin D. I found the characters to be intensely unlikeable and caapea unable to get past that to fully appreciate the teaching messages about psychotherapy.
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That's exactly what I meant earlier when I talked about the dangers of diagnosis. Raises some interesting ideas about psychoanalysis, ethics and boundaries, but more for entertainment value than anything else. To see canspea your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It has no end.
Quotes from Minciuni pe canapea. But these initial intrigues never develop into anything of deeper thematic interest. This book has no subtlety. This novel was okay.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Such expectations are impossible to dispense with once one becomes aware of them; all we can do is declare them and carry on, I suppose. I kept seeing details from his therapy sessions popping up in the characters in this novel, but they were more interesting the first time around.
Minciuni pe canapea
I did like something about the book. Labels do violence to people. In fact, the dialogue is frequently painful. Enjoyed several of the characters and their interwoven, competing goals and desires, but too much time "on the couch" for me.
Galina rated it did not like it Feb 26, Tamara Medvedeva rated it did not like it Jan 29, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Within the first 50 pages, I knew what was going to happen in the next pages.