Great Loves

Inspired by the success of the Great Ideas series, this collection takes the same aesthetic and succinct sensibilities and applies them to the topic of love. Twenty books comprise the set, which was only sold commercially in Britain but can also be purchased online through Penguin’s website.

1  Doomed Love Virgil
2  Forbidden Fruit Abelard and Heloise
3  The Eaten Heart: Unlikely Tales of Love Giovanni Boccaccio
4  Of Mistresses, Tigresses and Other Conquests Giacomo Casanova
5  Cures for Love Stendhal
6  The Seducer’s Diary Soren Kierkegaard
7  First Love Ivan Turgenev
8  A Mere Interlude Thomas Hardy
9  The Kreutzer Sonata Leo Tolstoy
10  A Russian Affair Anton Chekhov
11  Deviant Love Sigmund Freud
12  Magnetism F. Scott Fitzgerald
13  Something Childish But Very Natural Katherine Mansfield
14  The Virgin and the Gypsy D.H. Lawrence
15  Mary Vladimir Nabokov
16  Bonjour Tristesse Francoise Sagan
17  Giovanni’s Room James Baldwin
18  Eros Unbound Anais Nin
19  Bodily Secrets William Trevor
20  The Women Who Got Away John Updike

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