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Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding In Plain Sight

Author: M. E. Thomas
ISBN: 9780283071898
Original Region: United Kingdom
Original Language: English
Publication Date: 2013
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A compelling, extraordinary memoir into life as a diagnosed sociopath.

M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, might even be seduced by her. You would not realise that she is studying you to find your flaws, that she is ruthlessly manipulative, has no empathy and does not feel guilt or remorse. But she does like people - she likes to touch them, mould them and ruin them. She could be your friend or your boss. She could be you . . .

Now she writes with breathtaking honesty about her life, from the confusion of trying to fit in as a child to her growing need for power over others, from her successful stratagems at work and in love to the disasters that brought her greater understanding of herself and the motivation to control her behaviour - most of the time. She also draws on the latest research to explain why at least one in twenty-five of us are sociopaths - and shows why that's not a bad thing. By turns fascinating, shocking and funny, Confessions of a Sociopath is a gripping insight into the mind of a self-confessed predator.

About the Author:

M. E. Thomas is the pseudonym of a practising lawyer and law professor. She is also the founder of the popular blog Sociopathworld.com.

Paperback: 528 pages

Dimensions: 234mm x 153mm

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