- Paperback: 416 pages
- Publisher: St. Martin's Press; 1 edition (Sept. 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0312243111
- ISBN-13: 978-0312243111
- Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 2.9 x 21 cm
- Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 815,423 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Love in the Ruins Paperback – 1 Sep 1999
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Dr. Thomas More, a lapsed Catholic who loves women, music and science, liquor, God fourth, and his fellow man hardly at all, invents a lapsometer to measure the depths of men's souls and tries to heals a fractured and ailing mankind of its woes while himself in psychological and moral disarray. The admonition physician heal thyself is answered by the subtly presented insight that some healings require a power beyond that of men.