When words of love do not come to you on their own, then read these letters. Complete, actual love letters of great men like Lord Byron, John Keats and Voltaire. Leaders like Henry VIII, George Washington, and NapolÃ©on, who wrote to his beloved JosÃ©phine, 'I awake consumed with thoughts of you...' Artists like van Gogh, Mozart, and Beethoven, who famously penned, 'Though still in bed, my thoughts go out to you, my Immortal Beloved...' Dozens of intimate letters, coupled with over a score of period illustrations. Plus fascinating biographies, and insights into the couples' relationships-how they got there, the obstacles they faced, and what happened next. Poet warriors, from the first through the twentieth century, including: Ovid, Sir Walter Raleigh, Goethe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Leo Tolstoy, Victor Hugo, Shelley, Robert Browning, Edgar Allen Poe, Mark Twain, Lewis Carroll, Pierre Curie, George Bernard Shaw, Jack London, Admiral Peary, Woodrow Wilson, and many more.
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If youve seen Sex & the City the movie, you know all about this book. I had to have it after seeing the movie! The day the book arrived, i read it cover to cover, and i keep it on my nightstand to this day. i still love flipping through the pages and reading the romantic letters over and over again, If you have ever been in love, this book will be everything you love about having some care for you. It is sappy, but its fantastic. If only nowadays people were this open about their feelings!
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