Hector and the Search for Happiness by François Lelord audiobook

Hector and the Search for Happiness

By François Lelord
Translated by Lorenza García
Read by James Clamp

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“Once upon a time there was a young psychiatrist called Hector who was not very satisfied with himself. . . . ” Hector is very good at treating patients in need of his help. But he can’t do much for those who are simply dissatisfied with life, and that is beginning to depress him. When a patient tells him he looks in need of a vacation, Hector takes a trip around the world to learn what makes people happy—and sad. As he travels from Paris to China to Africa to the United States, he lists his observations about the people he meets. Is there a secret to happiness, and will Hector find it? Combining the winsome appeal of The Little Prince with the inspiring philosophy of The Alchemist, Hector’s journey ventures around the globe and into the human soul. Lelord’s writing inspires us to consider life’s great questions. Uplifting, empowering, and optimistic, this is a fable for our times and all time.

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Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Selected for the September 2010 Indie Next List

“Once upon a time there was a young psychiatrist called Hector who was not very satisfied with himself. . . . ” Hector is very good at treating patients in need of his help. But he can’t do much for those who are simply dissatisfied with life, and that is beginning to depress him. When a patient tells him he looks in need of a vacation, Hector takes a trip around the world to learn what makes people happy—and sad. As he travels from Paris to China to Africa to the United States, he lists his observations about the people he meets. Is there a secret to happiness, and will Hector find it? Combining the winsome appeal of The Little Prince with the inspiring philosophy of The Alchemist, Hector’s journey ventures around the globe and into the human soul. Lelord’s writing inspires us to consider life’s great questions. Uplifting, empowering, and optimistic, this is a fable for our times and all time.

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Author Bio: François Lelord

Author Bio: François Lelord

François Lelord studied medicine and psychology. After getting his doctoral degree in 1985, he was a post-doctorate researcher at UCLA. He then worked as an attending physician in Paris for two years. Since 2004, he has been working as a psychiatrist in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 3.72
Audience: Adult
Language: English