Discover the venerable art of graphology - how to interpret the curves, arcs and loops of the handwritten word to reveal the personality of the writer. This fascinating book is an exhaustive exploration of the art, taking each aspect of handwriting in turn - spacing, baseline, movement, speed, tension, pressure, size, slant, loops and form - to build up a reliable picture of the writer’s nature. It also explores the many uses of graphology in contemporary life - it has been used to uncover crime, in recruitment and even to help find true love! In addition, the handwriting of well-known historical figures is analysed, with intriguing results. Armed with this book you’ll be able to gain a unique insight into the personalities of your friends and family, and maybe even find out a little bit about yourself.