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Affluenza Hardcover – 25 Jan 2007

3.3 out of 5 stars 125 customer reviews

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Vermilion; 1st ed edition (25 Jan. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0091900107
  • ISBN-13: 978-0091900106
  • Product Dimensions: 16.1 x 3.4 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars 125 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 577,135 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Oliver James is excellent at showing why social scientists think that the surge in material affluence can produce the opposite of happiness." (Avner Offer, Professor of Economic History, University of Oxford)

"should be mandatory reading for everyone" (Will Self)

"Never before have I read a book that so precisely captures the way we are all being emotionally snookered by the demands of 21st-century living... read this book" (Jeremy Vine)

"an absorbing and effective wake-up call" (London Lite)

"a wonderfully clear and cogent thesis" (Guardian)

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World-renowned psychologist, Oliver James, tours the minds of the affluent middle classes, in search of an answer to the question: is it possible to be successful and stay sane?

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