Love in the Ruins (Paperback)

By Walker Percy

St. Martin's Press, 9780312243111, 416pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 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 is the author of over ten books, many of which were bestsellers, and he is regarded as one of the greatest American novelists of our time.

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