Love Letters : Intimate Correspondence Between Famous LoversRegular price £12.95
A beautiful selection of original love letters from the British Library's collection that span centuries, cultures and continents.
The 30 handwritten notes included in this book span centuries, cultures and continents. They contain expressions of every shade of love, from the joy of falling in love to the pain of unrequited passion.
They include amorous declarations, pain and grief, the final separation of loved ones and philosophical reflections on the end of a love affair. The reproduction of the letters on the page adds another dimension to our appreciation of the lovers' relationships. Together they remind us that there is simply nothing quite like receiving a personal handwritten note from the one you love.
- Author: Andrea Clarke, Lead Curator of Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts at the British Library
- Hardcover: 144 pages | 100 illustrations
- Date published: January 2020
- ISBN: 978-0712353519
- Product Dimensions: 35.3 x 25.9 cm