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Lost Love: A Celebration of Romance from Times Pastby Paul Jenner
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Lost Love celebrates our most fundamental emotion with a look back at the romantic ideas and pursuits of times past.
Beautifully designed and illustrated, this enchantingly nostalgic book explores the world of love, with entries addressing, for example, famous lovers, love tokens, serenading, courtly love, Victorian love, and love in Roman times. These are complemented by poems, extracts from novels, entertaining anecdotes and fascinating customs, past and present, from around the world.
About the Author
Paul Jenner is a freelance journalist and author of more than twenty books. He has a special interest in love and sex and their connection with happiness, health, and the course of human history.
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