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Love Letters: A Romantic Treasury
From sweet nothings to the profound insights of a person's soul, love letters capture a rare glimpse of our innermost thoughts and desires. Here we see love as defined by literary greats of the last two centuries, including Franz Kafka, Anais Nin, Jack London, and Vita Sackville-West.
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published March 4th 1996 by Running Press
(first published March 3rd 1996)
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Amazing how many ways there are to say the simple 'I Love You'; well, there are many examples within the pages of this charming little offering. Many writers express their devotion from Kafka to Poe to Vita Sackville West, who writes equally charmingly to man and woman, while Napoleon bears his soul as do many others. Perhaps surprisingly the most straightforward expression of love comes from that great wordsmith George Bernard Shaw in writing to actress Ellen Terry; I wish I could have written ...more