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"The patient suddenly resembled a writhing snake of great strength...More frightening than the writhing body, however, was the face. The eyes were hooded with lazy reptilian torpor..." This is the second bestselling book by Dr M. Scott Peck. In this gripping psychology book, the leading psychiatrist describes his encounters during psychiatric therapy with patients who are not merely ill but manifestly evil - People of the Lie. This brilliant, disturbing book forces us to confront the darker side of our natures and to recogise that without spiritual and religious dimension, modern psychiatry cannot claim to understand human nature or behaviour. It is a worthy successor to The Road Less Travelled.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099728603
ISBN-10: 0099728605
Format: Paperback
(178mm x 110mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 19-Jul-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - M. Scott Peck

Dr M. Scott Peck was a leading psychiatrist and bestselling author of inspirational self-help books. A graduate of both Harvard University and Case Western Reserve, Dr Peck served in the Army Medical Corps from 1963 to 1972 and had a private practice in psychiatry from 1972 to 1983. In 1984, he and his wife Lily helped found the Foundation for Community Encouragement, a nonprofit organisation which he devoted much of his time to until his death in 2005. See the author website: www.mscottpeck.com

Books By Author M. Scott Peck

Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck

The Road Less Travelled

Hardback, April 2012
Road Less Travelled and Beyond by M. Scott Peck

The Road Less Travelled and Beyond

Paperback, February 1999
Road Less Traveled and beyond by M. Scott Peck

The Road Less Traveled and beyond

Paperback, January 1998
Different Drum by M. Scott Peck

The Different Drum

Paperback, January 1998