The Morland Syndrome

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Written in the sixties, The Morland Syndrome reads as if written today because it deals with our rapidly changing society which amnesic, John
Morland is convinced is insane.
Revealed under hypnosis, John Morland, is a cynical, profane alcoholic,
hopelessly infatuated with his wife, Luci, a sexually selfish, emotionally aloof bohemian, to whom money means nothing. Her access ...
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Overview

Written in the sixties, The Morland Syndrome reads as if written today because it deals with our rapidly changing society which amnesic, John
Morland is convinced is insane.
Revealed under hypnosis, John Morland, is a cynical, profane alcoholic,
hopelessly infatuated with his wife, Luci, a sexually selfish, emotionally aloof bohemian, to whom money means nothing. Her access to her generous super rich father affords, financially strapped, John Morland,
the unhurried, lengthy search for an intrinsically worthwhile, socially acceptable occupation. His repeated explorations of several well known socially approved occupations, result in abysmal failure.
John's long time friends, also then in their forties and WW II veterans,
are products of private, liberal education. John's amnesia produced person, Harry MacMasters, who is without memory, but able to acknowledge information he has no memory of acquiring, is the antithesis of Morland. For him the world is new. The dialogues resulting from his polite but serious questions of Morland's longtime friends as to their philosophy and approach to life are provocative and revealing.
This story deals with sex, attempted suicide and murder, American life then - and NOW
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780966628968
  • Publisher: Southwick House Publisher
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Pages: 350
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

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