Penguin Great Loves

This page is to collect together links from another of my Penguin reading projects – the 20-book set of Penguin Great Loves.

This is a set I obtained years ago, boxed nicely, so I own all the volumes and am ready to go! Here is a masterlist of all the titles and I will link reviews as I read them!

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 – review here
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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