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How Much the Heart Can Hold: the perfect alternative Valentine's gift

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781473649446

Price: £8.99

‘Startlingly original stories.’
S Magazine

‘Together they assert that love is more heart-breaking and transforming that the word necessarily conveys.’

Love is not a singular concept.

In this collection, seven award-winning authors explore seven concepts of love: from Philautia, self-love, to Agape, love for humanity; and from Storge, a natural affection for family, to Mania, a frenzied, obsessive love.

Seven authors; seven short stories; seven flashes of love.

‘Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.’
Zelda Fitzgerald

This paperback edition of How Much the Heart Can Hold includes the winning short story from the SceptreLoves short story Prize.


Startlingly original stories
Sunday Express S Magazine
With prose that is occasionally astonishing, these stories muddy the waters of the literature on love in the best possible way.
Financial Times
All seven [stories] score an outright win in the battle to make the ethereal real.
Country Life
Together they assert that love is more heart-breaking and transforming than the word necessarily conveys.