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A smart and rich compendium of what is going on within and without our bodies today
It was Heracles who killed the poisonous Hydra, and in this brave and significant book, Orbach does battle with a full quiver of her own fire-tipped arrows, her blazing firebrand levelled at self-hatred in all its forms.(Min Jin Lee The Times)
Quite unnerving at times but so well written and a few 'ah ah' moments - a gripping read that I found very helpful personally as well as very interesting generally .Published 12 months ago by Margaret Sills
Product arrived on time (even before the deadline) and in excellent conditions, as stated in the sale advert.
Orbach has managed to sum up the issues regarding societies influences, body image and us in a thoroughly fascinating and readable way.Published on 17 Feb. 2012 by Ms. P. Stevens-Hoare
Orbach once again delivers a well written and to the point tale of the state this world has gotten itself into!
Very easy to read. Read more
although I recognize minor limitations: at some points she repeats herself, the book had a huge impact on me. Read morePublished on 6 May 2010 by danae
In Bodies, Susie Orbach theorizes notion the body as the home in which the self must live. She asserts that there are authentic bodies and false bodies, the false bodies being the... Read morePublished on 4 Dec. 2009 by Erika R. Szostak
Thank you for all the detailed reviews...I was thinking of buying this only to be sure that she (author) really didn't know what she was talking about... Read morePublished on 8 Aug. 2009 by Showeda
I really expected alot from this book because i read a review on the BACP magazine.
There was nothing new in this book. Read more