What exactly is love? How many different kinds of love are there? Have the metaphors for love changed much over the centuries? What are the best classical love stories? Is love universal? In this fascinating and lovely little book, packed with rare and beautiful pictures, Jason Martineau takes us on a journey through the landscape of love, combining ideas from both ancient and modern sources to explore life's most prominent and provocative theme. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. "Fascinating" FINANCIAL TIMES. "Beautiful" LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. "Rich and Artful" THE LANCET. "Genuinely mind-expanding" FORTEAN TIMES. "Excellent" NEW SCIENTIST. "Stunning" NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.