Books Should Be Free
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

Love and Intrigue

Book cover
By: (1759-1805)

Love and Intrigue by Friedrich Schiller is a captivating tale of romance, deception, and political intrigue set in 18th century Germany. The story follows the forbidden love between Ferdinand, a young nobleman, and Luise, a commoner. Their love is tested by the machinations of those around them, including Ferdinand's ruthless father and a cunning courtier.

Schiller expertly weaves together themes of class conflict, social hierarchy, and the corrupting nature of power in this gripping drama. The characters are deeply drawn and the dialogue is sharp and engaging, drawing the reader into the world of the play.

The plot twists and turns with betrayals, secret plots, and unexpected revelations, keeping the reader on the edge of their seat until the very end. Schiller's exploration of love, loyalty, and honor is poignant and thought-provoking, making Love and Intrigue a timeless classic that still resonates today.

Book Description:
Ferdinand is an army major and son of President von Walter, a high-ranking noble in a German duke's court, while Luise Miller is the daughter of a middle-class musician. The couple fall in love with each other, but both their fathers tell them to end their affair. The President instead wants to expand his own influence by marrying Ferdinand to Lady Milford, the duke's mistress, but Ferdinand rebels against his father's plan and tries to persuade Luise to elope with him.

Stream audiobook and download chapters

eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Reviews (Rated: 4 Stars - 1 review)

Reviewer: - April 1, 2021
A rather Romeo and Juliette story. Good readers, which is pleasant considering there were several.

Popular Genres
More Genres
Paid Books