By Frank McLynn
During this, the 1st full-length biography of the good Swiss psychologist, Carl Gustav Jung is remembered not just for his necessary contribution to psychotherapy and to our figuring out of the internal workings of the brain, yet for the iconic controversies he sparked. In McLynn's able palms, readers will come to appreciate the guy who originated what are largely held to be the various maximum principles of this century.
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