The Science of Storytelling: Why Stories Make Us Human, and How to Tell Them Better
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'If you want to write a novel or a script, read this book' Sunday Times
'The best book on the craft of storytelling I've ever read' Matt Haig
'Rarely has a book engrossed me more, and forced me to question everything I've ever read, seen or written. A masterpiece' Adam Rutherford Why stories make us human and how to tell them better.
There have been many attempts to understand what makes a good story - but few have used a scientific approach.
In this incisive, thought-provoking book, award-winning writer Will Storr demonstrates how master storytellers manipulate and compel us.
Applying dazzling psychological research and cutting-edge neuroscience to the foundations of our myths and archetypes, he shows how we can use these tools to tell better stories - and make sense of our chaotic modern world.
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Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: March 2020
Number of pages: 320
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 20 mm
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers