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Sophrosyne [PDF / Epub] ✅ Sophrosyne By Marianne Apostolides – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Because fear can transform into confidence recklessness the kind of power you can't imagine until you're inside it And then once you've felt it you can't feel alive when it's gone Sophrosyne You under Because fear can transform into confidence recklessness the kind of power you can't imagine until you're inside it And then once you've felt it you can't feel alive when it's gone Sophrosyne You understood this feeling I know you did though you never said it I saw it instead on your face when you dancedSophrosyne is one of only four virtues identified by Socrates four traits which if lived deeply define who we are as human beings But Sophrosyne is a concept our culture has long forgotten Self restraint ' 'self control ' 'modesty ' 'temperance' none of these terms expresses the essence of the wordIn this provocative new novel about desire and restraint in a digital age by acclaimed author Marianne Apostolides year old Alex is consumed by the elusive problem of Sophrosyne for reasons he cannot share with others While Alex's philosophy professor believes studying it will help shed light on the malaise of our era Alex hopes it will release him from his darkly disturbing relationship with his mother As he attempts to uncover his mother's truth Alex is drawn inside an amorphous indefinable undercurrent of love and violation Only through his lover Meiko does Alex open into a new understanding of Sophrosyne with all its implicationsReminiscent of Anne Carson's Autobiography of Red Sophrosyne asks readers to surrender themselves to the book's logic and language Infused with a sensuality balanced by its intellect Sophrosyne reads like the music's rhythm soft like wax and supple warm pulsing through your veins.


10 thoughts on “Sophrosyne

  1. Cee San Luis Cee San Luis says:

    This book was so strange to me It wasn’t a feel good story It’s dark and it delves into the mind and trauma of the character’s odd Socratic relationship with his mother The whole time I wanted to intervene with the character tell him to breath and go to a therapist talk to someone about the running ruminations in his mind It’s intense short read something about this writing pulls you in without sometimes wanting to


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