100 Words for Lovers

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Spark the interest of that special someone as you share the intimacies of the latest title in the best-selling 100 Words series.
100Words for Lovers provides both would-be and experienced lovers with the right words to get in the mood and set the tone.These are words used by famous lovers themselves and by famous writers describing the most torrid affairs of the heart.
What kinds of words? Amorous and alluring, beguiling and bewitching.They ...

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Overview

Spark the interest of that special someone as you share the intimacies of the latest title in the best-selling 100 Words series.
100Words for Lovers provides both would-be and experienced lovers with the right words to get in the mood and set the tone.These are words used by famous lovers themselves and by famous writers describing the most torrid affairs of the heart.
What kinds of words? Amorous and alluring, beguiling and bewitching.They show lovers showering attention, idolizing each other, and meeting in secret trysts.They show lovers who are tortured by infatuation, star-crossed, inflamed, and full of ardor, as they pine and yearn for an embrace with their heartthrob and succumb to the bliss of erotic passion.
Anyone with the least inclination for romance will be entranced by the quotations that illustrate the words in this book.They come from poetry, fiction, and movie and television scripts, as well as private letters.The authors range from Elizabethan poets such asWilliam Shakespeare and John Donne, to modernists such as VirginiaWoolf and D.H.
Lawrence, to contemporaries such as Michael Ondaatje and Kiran Desai.
You’ll swoon when you read this book, and if you’re playing it smart, you won’t be reading alone.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547212579
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 2/2/2009
  • Series: 100 Words Series
  • Edition description: None
  • Pages: 130
  • Product dimensions: 4.40 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that our publications are accurate and up-to-date.

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