First Love: An Anthology
Novelist Paul Bailey's selection of prose and poetry chosen to reflect the magic of 1st love - and the trials that often follow. 1st Love is a unique collection of extracts from letters, diaries, poetry and fiction, from ancient times to present day. Heathcliff's love for Cathy in Wuthering Heights, Romeo's for Juliet: Keat's longing letters to Fanny Brawne Captain Wentworth's appeal to Anne Elliot in Jane Austen's Persuasion. Poets, Saints, Wives and Mistresses, Husbands and suitors - here are lovers galore.