Love Story (Mass Market)
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About the Author
Erich Segal was an American author, screenwriter, and classics professor. His first three books, Love Story, Oliver's Story, and Man, Woman and Child, were all international bestsellers that became blockbuster films. Segal received numerous awards and honors including a Golden Globe for his screenplay to Love Story as well as the Legion d'Honneur from the French government. He died in London in 2010.
FRANCESCA SEGAL was born in London in 1980 and studied at Oxford before becoming a journalist and writer. Her work has appeared in Granta, Newsweek, The Guardian (U.K.), Financial Times and Vogue (U.K. and U.S.), amongst many other publications. She has been a features writer at Tatler, and for three years she wrote the Debut Fiction column in The Observer (U.K.).
“Not just a story—Love Story is an experience. The reader who responds to this little book will feel less like a reader than an unwritten Segal character, living it all out from the inside … In this ‘love story’ you are not just an observer.”
— Christian Science Monitor
“For someone who is in love, or was in love, or hopes to be in love.”
— St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Funny, touching and infused with wonder, as all love stories should be.”
— San Francisco Examiner
“It’s incredible...A poignant of novel of nostalgia and romance.”
— Washington Post
“This is a tender and revealing and moving book with open language and the irreverence, the humor, the commitment.”
— Cleveland Plain Dealer
“It is entertaining, fast paced, witty...but in the end, touching and sincere.”
— St. Louis Globe Democrat
“If your emotions still are available to vibrate, here is a story that will shake you up...It is full of humor that sometimes tickles and sometimes stings.”
— Associated Press
“The most poignant romance that Journal editors have read in a year’s time.”
— Ladies’ Home Journal
“A very simple, immensely appealing love story...”
— Publishers Weekly