Classic Love Stories: Twenty Timeless Tales of Love
  • Classic Love Stories: Twenty Timeless Tales of Love
  • Classic Love Stories: Twenty Timeless Tales of Love

Classic Love Stories: Twenty Timeless Tales of Love

by Lisa Purcell
     
 

What makes love stories so compelling? Is it love's ability to elevate us above the mundane that draws readers in and keeps them turning the pages? While it might seem to require a full-length book to properly do justice to all the entanglements of love, a clever author can encapsulate the experience in a few thousand words. The Greatest Romance Stories Ever Told

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What makes love stories so compelling? Is it love's ability to elevate us above the mundane that draws readers in and keeps them turning the pages? While it might seem to require a full-length book to properly do justice to all the entanglements of love, a clever author can encapsulate the experience in a few thousand words. The Greatest Romance Stories Ever Told presents seventeen of the finest short stories about this enduring topic, exploring a number of universal romance themes – from first loves to star-crossed lovers. The authors range from Nobel Prize winners and lauded playwrights to folklorists and authors who wrote primarily for magazines, including: Anton Chekhov, O. Henry, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Raphael Sabatini, Samuel Hopkins Adams, Georgette Heyer, Pearl Buck and many more.
The Greatest Romance Stories Ever Told is a rich treasury filled with tales of unforgettable lovers – a perfect gift for your Valentine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592282869
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Series:
Classic
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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