The Road Less Travelled

Author(s): M.Scott Peck

Psychology / Self Help

Confronting and solving problems is a painful process which most of us attempt to avoid. And the very avoidance results in greater pain and an inability to grow both mentally and spiritually. Drawing heavily on his own professional experience, leading psychiatrist Dr M. Scott Peck suggests ways in which facing our difficulties - and suffering through the changes - can enable us to reach a higher level of self-understanding. He discusses the nature of loving relationships: how to recognise true compatibility, how to distinguish dependency from love, how to become one's own person, and how to be a more sensitive parent. This is the bestselling self-help book that will change the way you live, and love, for good.


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An eye-catching repackage of the ten million copy bestseller, perfect for the new year and the new you

A brilliant self-help book, which I found genuinely inspiring...I love this book, it's my spiritual refuge and I'm certain everyone will find something to console them within these pages - Boy George, Sunday Express; 'Magnificent...This is not just a book but a spontaneous act of generosity written by an author who leans towards the reader for the purpose of sharing something larger than himself' - Washington Post

A graduate of both Harvard University and Case Western Reserve, Dr Peck served in the Army Medical Corps from 1963 to 1972 and had a private practice in psychiatry from 1972 to 1983. Since then, he has devoted much of his time and financial resources to the work of the Foundation for Community Encouragement, a nonprofit organization which he and his wife, Lily, helped found in 1984. See the author website:

General Fields

  • : 9780099727408
  • : Cornerstone
  • : Arrow Books Ltd
  • : February 1990
  • : 178mm X 110mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : English
  • : 158.1
  • : 320
  • : Mind, body, spirit: thought & practice; Popular psychology
  • : M.Scott Peck
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition