Love Story

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HarperCollins, Jan 18, 2005 - Fiction - 131 pages
960 Reviews

The Phenomenal National Bestseller
and Enduring Classic

He is Oliver Barett IV, a rich jock from a stuffy WASP family on his way to a Harvard degree and a career in law.

She is Jenny Cavilleri, a wisecracking working-class beauty studying music at Radcliffe.

Opposites in nearly every way, Oliver and Jenny immediately attract, sharing a love that defies everything ... yet will end too soon. Here is a love that will linger in your heart now and forever.

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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  - Emily Voss - Goodreads

Great afternoon read. Exactly like the movie. I was disappointed to find there was not that much more character development either. Actually started to think it was just a novelization. Turns out I was close. The author wrote the screenplay before writing the novel (Thanks, Wikipedia). Read full review

Review: Love Story (Love Story #1)

User Review  - Colleen - Goodreads

I like my love stories to move at a gradual pace. I like seeing the complexity of the characters fleshed out and tested in complicated situations. I also like a lot of dialogue and communication ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

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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