The Love Book: Classic and Contemporary Poems, Letters and by Allie Esiri

By Allie Esiri

An beautiful selection of the superior writing on love.

THE LOVE BOOK provides a brand new anthology of writing on all elements of crucial emotion in the world. There’s real love, unrequited love, erotic love, platonic love, thwarted love, comedian love, mourned love and near to another form of love, explored the following in poetry, prose, letters and lyrics from the best writers within the English language.

In one fabulously finished quantity, Allie Esiri brings jointly texts old and smooth, from William Shakespeare to Sharon Olds, Catullus to Carol Ann Duffy, the bible to Bob Dylan; she deals us sonnets for wooing, lamentations for loss and ideal passages for weddings. jam-packed with classics and all-time favourites, the affection publication additionally comprises lesser-known marvels, corresponding to Mozart’s love notes, Sappho’s lesbian odes and a letter from Napoleon.

Forget corny greeting playing cards and chocolate field cliché, this is often the literature of affection at its finest. fantastically awarded and helpfully divided into themed sections, it’s an fundamental assortment for somebody who’s ever had a heart.

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