Love in the Ruins

Love in the Ruins

By Walker Percy; Percy

Picador USA, Paperback, 9780312243111, 416pp.

Publication Date: September 1999


Dr. Tom More has created a stethoscope of the human spirit. With it, he embarks on an unforgettable odyssey to cure mankind's spiritual flu. This novel confronts both the value of life and its susceptibility to chance and ruin.

About the Author
Walker Percy wrote several books, many of them bestsellers, and is considered one of the greatest American writers of our time. His books include "The Moviegoer "and "Love in the Ruins".

Walker Percy is the author of over ten books of fiction and nonfiction, including the bestsellers" The Moviegoer and "The Thanatos Syndrome. He was awarded numerous prizes during his lifetime, including the National Book Award, and is considered to be one of the greatest American writers of our time. He died in 1990.

Praise For Love in the Ruins

"A great adventure...So outrageous and so real, one is left speechless."--Chicago Sun Times

"Immensely readable, vividly entertaining."--Los Angeles Times

"Brilliant and hilarious . . . some of the most fascinating characters you'll ever encounter."--Dallas Morning News

"One of the major novels of our time."--Milwaukee Journal