The Little Big Book of Love

The Little Big Book of Love

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The Little Big Book of Love is the most adorable, chunky valentine ever. There have been many successful love anthologies before this one, but none so complete, timeless, and delightful, and none in such a beautifully designed format. This great little fat love anthology is chock-full of the best of everything, including:

Stories and excerpts from novels and plays by such favorite authors as Jane Austen, E. E. Cummings, D. H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and William Shakespeare Love letters of famous historical couples such as Winston and Clementine Churchill, Napoleon and Josephine, And Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning Love poems by such renowned poets as Lord Byron, Robert Frost, William Butler Yeats, and Maya Angelou Recipes for aphrodisiac menus and treats to share with the one you love--including a Forgiveness Breakfast, Chocolate Truffles, and Luscious Lemon Hearts Lyrics to some of the greatest love songs of our time, from Cole Porter's "I've Got You Under My Skin'' to Johnny Mercer's "Something's Gotta Give''

More than 200 lavish illustrations, including 100 full-color, early twentieth-century images.

There have been many successful love anthologies before this one, but none so complete, timeless, and delightful, and none so beautifully designed. This great little fat love anthology is chock-full of stories, poems, songs, letters, and the best recipes ever, including:

* Poetry of William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Butler Yeats, John Keats, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, T. S. Eliot, e. e. cummings, William Carlos Williams, Nikki Giovanni, and many, many more!
* The best romantic recipes, with his-and-her aphrodisiac dinner menus, a forgiveness breakfast, cookie valentines, and a heart-shaped strawberry meringue shortcake
* Love letters from famous historical figures such as Winston Churchill, John and Abigail Adams, Queen Victoria, Oscar Wilde, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre . . . and many equally passionate, entertaining, and eloquent declarations
* Love songs like "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Night and Day," "Our Love Is Here to Stay," and "I Only Have Eyes for You."

Lavishly illustrated with nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century illustrations, this charming book will remind you of the simplicity, integrity, and importance of love.

There have been many successful love anthologies before this one, but none so complete, timeless, and delightful, and none so beautifully designed. This great little fat love anthology is chock-full of stories, poems, songs, letters, and the best recipes ever, including:

* Poetry of William Shakespeare, Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Butler Yeats, John Keats, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, T. S. Eliot, e. e. cummings, William Carlos Williams, Nikki Giovanni, and many, many more!
* The best romantic recipes, with his-and-her aphrodisiac dinner menus, a forgiveness breakfast, cookie valentines, and a heart-shaped strawberry meringue shortcake
* Love letters from famous historical figures such as Winston Churchill, John and Abigail Adams, Queen Victoria, Oscar Wilde, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre . . . and many equally passionate, entertaining, and eloquent declarations
* Love songs like "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Night and Day," "Our Love Is Here to Stay," and "I Only Have Eyes for You."

Lavishly illustrated with nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century illustrations, this charming book will remind you of the simplicity, integrity, and importance of love.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2000
ISBN: 9780688174156
0688174159
Branch Call Number: 808.882 LIT
Characteristics: 351 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Tabori, Lena

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