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Description - Love Letters of Great Men and Women by Ursula Doyle

From the private papers of Jane Austen and Mozart to those of Anne Boleyn and Nelson, Love Letters of Great Men and Women collects together some of the most romantic letters in history. For some of these great men, love is a delicious poison (William Congreve); for others, a nice soft wife on a sofa with good fire, and books and music (Charles Darwin). Love can scorch like the heat of the sun (Henry VIII), or penetrate the depths of one's heart like a cooling rain (Flaubert). But what about the other side of the story? What of the secret hopes and lives of some of the greatest women in history?

Taken together, these love letters show that perhaps little has changed over the last 2,000 years. Passion, jealousy, hope and longing are all represented here - as is the simple pleasure of sending a letter to, and receiving one from, the person you love most.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780330515139
ISBN-10: 0330515136
Format: Paperback / softback
(197mm x 131mm x 20mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Pan Books
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 30-Dec-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ursula Doyle

Ursula Doyle was born in 1967. She lives in London.

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