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Famous Affinities of History: The Romance of Devotion

Lyndon Orr pseudonym of Harry Thurston Peck (1856-1914)

1. 01 - The Story of Antony and Cleopatra
2. 02 - Abelard and Heloise
3. 03 - Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Leicester
4. 04 - Mary Queen of Scots and Lord Bothwell
5. 05 - Queen Christina of Sweden and the Marquis Monaldeschi
6. 06 - King Charles II. and Nell Gwyn
7. 07 - The Story of Prince Charles Edward Stuart
8. 08 - Maurice of Saxony and Adrienne Lecouvreur
9. 09 - The Empress Catharine and Prince Potemkin
10. 10 - Marie Antoinette and Count Fersen
11. 11 - The Story of Aaron Burr
12. 12 - George IV. and Mrs. Fitzherbert
13. 13 - Charlotte Corday and Adam Lux
14. 14 - Napoleon and Marie Walewska
15. 15 - The Story of Pauline Bonaparte
16. 16 - The Story of the Empress Marie Louise and Count Neipperg
17. 17 - The Wives of General Houston
18. 18 - Lola Montez and King Ludwig of Bavaria
19. 19 - Leon Gambetta and Leonie Leon
20. 20 - Lady Blessington and Count d'Orsay
21. 21 - Byron and The Countess Guiccioli
22. 22 - The Story of Mme. de Stael
23. 23 - The Story of Karl Marx
24. 24 - Ferdinand Lassalle and Helene von Donniges
25. 25 - The Story of Rachel
26. 26 - Dean Swift and the Two Esthers
27. 27 - Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Godwin
28. 28 - The Story of the Carlyles
29. 29 - The Story of the Hugos
30. 30 - The Story of George Sand
31. 31 - The Mystery of Charles Dickens
32. 32 - Honore de Balzac and Evelina Hanska
33. 33 - Charles Reade and Laura Seymour

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Summary

"Famous Affinities of History" is a book of passion-filled accounts of the most famous love affairs of history. The stories of Cleopatra, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, George Sand and other famous people of all times (even those of royal blood are not spared), are dealt with in Lyndon Orr's own interesting and suspenseful style. Written in four volumes, this book makes for an informative, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable read, giving us an insight into the lives and lifestyles of various popular figures of history.