Psychohistorical analyses of such tyrants as Hitler, Stalin and Ceausescu have shown the links between the horrors of their childhoods and that which they inflict on the world. In this text, Miller pleads for awareness of society's role in child abuse and for recognition of the victim.
'Every parent should read her' EDNA O'BRIEN 'Alice Miller changed the way I think about my own life' SARA PARETSKY
Alice Miller lives in France. For 20 or so years she taught and practised psychoanalysis. Now, she questions the validity of its theories. In 1988 she resigned from the International Psychoanalytical Association and, in 1995, revised her bestselling THE DRAMA OF BEING A CHILD.