Love Story

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HarperCollins, Jan 8, 2002 - Fiction - 224 pages
992 Reviews

Oliver Barrett IV, a wealthy jock from a stuffy WASP family on his way to a Harvard degree and a career in law . . . Jenny Cavilleri, a sharp-tongued, working-class beauty studying music at Radcliffe . . .

Opposites in nearly every way, Oliver and Jenny are kindred spirits from vastly different worlds. Falling deeply and powerfully, their attraction to one another defies everything they have ever believed—as they share a passion far greater than anything they dreamed possible . . . and explore the wonder of a love that must end too soon.

One of the most adored novels of our time, this is the book that defined a generation—a story of uncompromising devotion, of life as it really is . . . and love that changes everything.

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This is a love story. - LibraryThing
It was a fake love story. - LibraryThing
At times, I even enjoyed the writing. - LibraryThing
My favorite love story. - LibraryThing
This is a love story about a couple. - LibraryThing
it was really a heartbreaking love story.. - LibraryThing

Review: Love Story (Love Story #1)

User Review  - Abhijith R - Goodreads

Simple, yet beautiful. I have never felt such strong feelings towards a book, that, at the end, for the first time ever after reading a story, I was crying. Read full review

Review: Love Story (Love Story #1)

User Review  - Lori Cooper - Goodreads

"Love is never having to say I'm sorry." Really? How can people think that this is anything but a selfish and uncompromising statement? I am so glad to see that there are so many that agree with me ... Read full review

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About the author (2002)

Erich Segal's first three novels, Love Story, Oliver's Story, and Man, Woman and Child, were all international bestsellers and became major motion pictures. His fourth novel, The Class, was a New York Times bestseller and won literary prizes in both France and Italy. Segal is also the author of Doctors, and most recently, Acts of Faith and Prizes.

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