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Famous Affinities of History: The Romance of Devotion

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"Famous Affinities of History" is a book of passion-filled accounts of the most famous love affairs of history. The stories of Cleopatra, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, George Sand and other famous people of all times (even those of royal blood are not spared), are dealt with in Lyndon Orr's own interesting and suspenseful style. Written in four volumes, this book makes for an informative, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable read, giving us an insight into the lives and lifestyles of various popular figures of history.

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FAMOUS AFFINITIES OF HISTORY

THE ROMANCE OF DEVOTION

Volumes 1 4, Complete

By Lyndon Orr

Contents

THE STORY OF ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

ABELARD AND HELOISE

QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE EARL OF LEICESTER

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS AND LORD BOTHWELL

QUEEN CHRISTINA OF SWEDEN AND THE MARQUIS MONALDESCHI

KING CHARLES II. AND NELL GWYN

MAURICE OF SAXONY AND ADRIENNE LECOUVREUR

THE STORY OF PRINCE CHARLES EDWARD STUART

THE EMPRESS CATHARINE AND PRINCE POTEMKIN

MARIE ANTOINETTE AND COUNT FERSEN

THE STORY OF AARON BURR

GEORGE IV. AND MRS. FITZHERBERT

CHARLOTTE CORDAY AND ADAM LUX

NAPOLEON AND MARIE WALEWSKA

THE STORY OF PAULINE BONAPARTE

THE STORY OF THE EMPRESS MARIE LOUISE AND COUNT NEIPPERG

THE WIVES OF GENERAL HOUSTON

LOLA MONTEZ AND KING LUDWIG OF BAVARIA

LEON GAMBETTA AND LEONIE LEON

LADY BLESSINGTON AND COUNT D'ORSAY

BYRON AND THE COUNTESS GUICCIOLI

THE STORY OF MME. DE STAEL

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