Why do we tell stories?


How the seven basic plots present us with a unique mirror in which to see how human beings work, and the true nature of good and evil.

Christopher Booker has established a reputation as one of Britain’s most original writers and journalists. The founding editor of Private Eye, his books have ranged from The Neophiliacs to The Great Deception (2003) and the hugely successful Seven Basic Plots – Why We Tell Stories (2004) both published by Continuum.

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