One of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies has employed Hector to track down their brilliant scientist, Professor Cormorant, who has disappeared abroad with the secret of a modern-day love potion. Leaving behind his troubled relationship with girlfriend Clara, Hector's adventure takes him to the Far East and into the arms of beautiful Vayla, forcing our hero to think deeply about what love really is/means.In his follow-up to the multi-million-selling Hector and the Search for Happiness, acclaimed writer and psychiatrist, François Lelord, offers us a new fable filled with thoughtful insights into the very human desire to find and keep love.
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by Francois Lelord
by Simon Lelic
by Mark Lawrence
by Ceridwen Dovey
by Albert Camus
by Emily Diamand
by Steve Yarbrough
by Paul Yee
"The sequel to HECTOR AND THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS assumes that listeners already know Hector. Here he is only vaguely introduced as a psychiatrist, possibly French, who is hired by a pharmaceutical company to find the runaway inventor of a love drug. Narrator James Clamp tells Hector's story with choppy timing and indistinguishable character voices. Conversations take place, but it's impossible to tell who is speaking. Some characters have accents, but there's no indication as to what country they're from--other characters are from a specific country, but they have no accent. The combination of awkward writing and poor narration makes for a difficult listening experience. Further, the secrets of love are simplistic. M.M.G. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"