The course of love


Title: The Journey of Love

Author: Those Two Buttons

Translated by Zahra Bakhtari

Publisher: chatrang

Subject: Relationships, men and women

Age category: Adult

Cover: Paperback

Number of pages: 243 p

Language: Farsi

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The course of love is written by Alain Dubatten, a contemporary English writer and philosopher. This book has been translated by Zahra Bakhtari. The course of love is, in fact, an exploration of what happens after the beginning of love, what keeps love alive, and what comes under the pressures of everyday life over the basic ideals of human beings.

About the course of love
The first novel by the contemporary English philosopher and author, Alain Dubaton, Essays on Love, was published in 1993, when he was 23 years old. Since then, Dubatten’s literary works have often been the nature of articles, such as the successful How Proust Can Transform Your Life.

Now that Dubatan is twice the age of writing his first novel, after a long time he turns to the novel again to continue the path he started with his first novel. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just the “beginning of love” that matters, but how it continues. In the course of love, she pulls back the curtains and looks honestly and unemotionally at the institution of marriage in modern times.

Rabi and Kirsten, the two characters in Dubatan’s novel, in this story, after experiencing the first sparks of love, must experience the course of life after that and face the misfortunes and happy and unhappy realities of life. They enter real life after marriage. Experience anger and frustration early in life together. They argue about stupid issues, they are curious about relationships.
In fights, they look for the culprit, realize that they have to learn from each other, have children, learn to be parents, face challenges in marital life, accuse each other of infidelity, tell their secrets, and try to live beyond romantic love. Preserve themselves and think about the future.

In the influential novel The Course of Love, Dubatan examines how love survives and progresses in the long run, and the result is a philosophical and psychoanalytic story that encourages us to deeply identify with the characters in the novel and to reflect on their romantic experiences.

Who do we recommend reading the book Garlic of Love?
We recommend this book to all those for whom the health of the path of love is important.

Part of the book Garlic of Love
Two years after their marriage, Rabi is still unstable at work and at risk of a slump in work and a sudden change in client’s opinion. As a result, Rabie is overjoyed when the company makes a huge, long-term deal across the border on January 1 in South Shields, England, a hard-working city two and a half hours by train from Edinburgh.

What is to be done is to rebuild the land around the dock and the abandoned land full of industrial sheds and turn them into parks, cafes and museums to preserve a local monument called the Tyne, which is the second oldest lifeboat in Britain.

Eun asks Rabi if he wants to take over project management, which is a great honor, but requires him to spend three and a half nights a month away from Christmas. The budget is limited, so he settles in the Premier South Shields Inn, a relatively inexpensive place stuck between the women’s prison and the warehouse. In the evenings, he eats dinner alone at the hotel’s restaurant, Tibarnes, where pork chops are cooked under the lights of the butcher shop.
During his second visit there, he hears from local officials about a range of issues. Everyone is so timid that they can not make big decisions and delays fall on the shoulders of various strict laws; It is a miracle that they have been able to get here. There is a vein in Rabi’s neck that shoots like this. Shortly after nine o’clock, while walking on a nylon carpet in socks, he calls from his cherry-purple room to call.

He tells him: “Tekel, another day has passed with meetings that numb the brain and the idiots of the council who cause trouble for no good reason. I miss you so much. “I am ready to do anything to have you by my side right now.” Karsten pauses (Rabi feels he can hear the miles they have traveled), then responds in a calm tone that before the start of March, Rabi should add his name to the car insurance and that their neighbor wants to talk about the sewer pipe. To speak, as it is towards the garden;
Here Rabi quietly but seriously repeats that he misses her and wishes they were together. In Edinburgh, Kresten wears his jacket and squats on one side of the couch, on the other side, with a bowl of tuna and a piece of toast. Kersten pauses again, but Rabi’s answer is brief, dry, and formal: “Yes.” It is a pity that Rabi can not see that Karst is holding back his tears.

Mania manifests itself in a range of things: the stump of a chair that hangs carelessly from head to toe; A typical copy of Hermann Hesse’s sizzling book that sits on a towel next to the sunscreen; Well-shaped eyebrows; Airborne while talking to parents; Or as in the evenings at the buffet, when the mouse tastes chocolate, he puts his hand under his chin.

Instinctively, out of a pile of details, he pulls out the girl’s character. As he lies down and looks at the rotating wooden blades of the ceiling fan in his room, he writes the story of his life with the girl. She will be a melancholy girl. He tells Rabi the secret of his heart and secretly laughs at the hypocrisy of others. Having parties, going out and socializing with other girls at school makes him anxious, which is a sign of his sensitive but deep personality.
All this time he was alone and did not trust anyone completely before Rabi. They will sit together on the edge of his bed and playfully clasp their fingers together. Like Rabi ‘, he never imagined such a connection between two human beings was possible. But then, one morning, the girl left without any previous signs, and a Dutch couple sat at their table with two small boys. The manager explains that he and his parents left the hotel in the morning to fly to Air France.

The whole story can be ignored. The two are no longer going to meet. He does not say anything to anyone. The little girl in her soul is not aware of Rabi’s fantasies. But if the story is key here, it is because – despite many changes and Rabi’s maturity in many areas over time – for decades his understanding of love is based on exactly the same structure that formed the summer of 16 at the Casa Al Sur Hotel.

He still believes in the possibility of immediate and comprehensive mutual understanding and sympathy between the two human beings, as well as in the chance of a definitive end to loneliness. He will once again feel such bitter and sweet longings for the other lost halves found on the bus, in supermarket corridors, and in library libraries. He has exactly the same feeling of a sixteen-year-old in his twenties when he spends his term in Manhattan with a woman sitting to his left on the North C train.
At the age of twenty-five in an architectural office in Berlin, he completed his internship. At the age of twenty, on a flight between Paris and London, after a brief conversation on the English Channel with a woman named Chloe: the feeling of a sudden recovery from a long-lost part of her being. For the romantic, it is only a few steps away from a cursory glance at a stranger to reach a fundamental and glorious conclusion: that the stranger can be a comprehensive answer to the unspoken questions of existence. Such excitement may seem trivial or even ridiculous, but the same veneration of instinct cannot be considered micro-planets in the cosmic system of relations, since it is the sun itself at its center where all contemporary ideals revolve around its axis.

Biography of Alan DuBois
Alain Dubatten is a Swiss philosopher, writer and television presenter born in Switzerland. He was born on December 20, 1969 in Zurich. His family immigrated to England as a child, and he began his primary education at Harrow Public School in the country. As a child, he sees himself as a shy child who lives in boarding schools.

Dubathen studied history at Cambridge University, Gunville College and Caius. Then in 1992 he graduated from King’s College London with a degree in philosophy. The interesting thing about Dubatan is that he began his PhD at Harvard University but decided to drop out of philosophy to write philosophy in plain language. His books have been written on various contemporary topics with an emphasis on the connection between philosophy and modern life.

Dubaten published his first book, Essays on Love, in 1993. In this book, he deals with the issue of love from a philosophical perspective from different angles and analyzes this issue from the perspective of literature, sociology, psychology and philosophy. In this book, which he wrote at the age of 24, he tried to show that philosophy can also be written in simple language. The widespread popularity of this work made him a famous figure.
For someone like Dubaton, who leaves Harvard University to start a school of life, writing is a tool to take his knowledge of philosophy, psychology, and art out of a rigid format and language so that the general public can apply it. Use it in daily life, because in his view, knowledge and awareness have no mission other than to build a better life for human beings.

In his works, he shows that with simple definitions and terms, philosophy can be learned and applied in life. This approach caused the philosophers not to have a good relationship with him, but he was highly acclaimed by the general public, which witnessed the circulation of millions of his books.

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