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Love Letters: An Anthology

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This anthology of romantic poetry and prose has been compiled from the love letters of such famous people as Henry VIII, Zelda Fitzgerald, Keats and Napoleon. The fully illustrated collection also contains lesser-known but equally poignant correspondents, including a soldier in the trenches in World War I.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published April 15th 1989 by Barrie & Jenkins (first published January 1st 1977)
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Maria
Aug 04, 2009 Maria rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
an interesting peek into the lives of celebrated people through the centuries. A love letter can be very telling....
Jori Richardson
"Love Letters: An Illustrated Anthology" is a beautiful book. It is filled with letters of historical figures to their partners. The book is split into various sections, such as "Jealousy," "Passion," "Beginnings," "Endings," and so forth.
The book mainly contains notes penned by those in the 1700's - 1800's. Letters between King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn are included, as well as many of my other favorite persons in history. These include Victor Hugo, Stendhal, Napoleon Bonaparte, Catherine of A
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Dec 09, 2012 Robert rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I loved this book!!!! The letters are all amazing and a really interesting insight into the minds of famous people. Really enjoyable and actually not as romantic as you might think.
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Antonia Fraser is the author of many widely acclaimed historical works, including the biographies Mary, Queen of Scots (a 40th anniversary edition was published in May 2009), Cromwell: Our Chief of Men, King Charles II and The Gunpowder Plot (CWA Non-Fiction Gold Dagger; St Louis Literary Award). She has written five highly praised books which focus on women in history, The Weaker Vessel: Women's ...more
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