Confessions of a Sociopath

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

Biography & True Stories, Literary Biographies, Science, Study & Work
Paperback Published on: 03/07/2014
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Synopsis

The bold memoir from a diagnosed sociopath. Shocking but funny, Confessions of a Sociopath is a fascinating insight into the mind of a self-confessed predator.

'Gripping and important . . . quite the memorable roller coaster ride' – Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test

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 realize 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. 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.

  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 9781447242734
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Weight: 222g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 20 mm

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Confessions of a Sociopath
Best impulse buy EVER
I bought this book out of boredom when waiting for my family to land at a nearby airport, and this is one of my favourite books, and I own many. Thomas wri... READ MORE
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Confessions of a Sociopath
Don't bother
I can think of far more informative books about sociopathy than this self-serving 'memoir'. Within one chapter I was bored with her narcissistic ramblings... READ MORE
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mixed opinions
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