Seller: tel1948 (587) 100%, Location: Wantage, Ships to: GB, Item: 113757991328 This is a non-fictional book with a fictional story running through it.New copies can be obtained from Amazon Books for £6.99.Profits from this book go to Cancer Research UK Two characters that epitomise the conceptual tensions in this book are Adam and John the Baptist. The religious and the social. Adam gets mentioned in many of the chapters, but John the Baptist’s story is to be found in the addendum. Both lose their heads to a woman, one metaphorically the other literally. Adam’s life becomes entwined with Eve’s and it affects his behaviour. It’s what to be expected when a man and woman form a lifelong bond and find fulfilment in each other. John, however, remains single and celibate, but by expressing his views on marriage, he provokes the ire of a women who doesn’t like to be criticised. She exacts her revenge, resulting in John’s demise. Dreadful things happen when relationships between the two sexes go badly wrong especially when power resides in the hands of the one that is slighted. Today, our modern Western World is awash with tensions between men and women. This book highlights many of the contentious issues causing them. Using numerous up-to-date examples, it discusses and asks you to decide if Feminism is proving to be a force for good or a thorn in the side of these relationships. In trying to deal with these issues, it also highlights some of the problems of identity that are bedevilling our society today.