Top 10 love stories which you must read
1. Romeo and Juliet
The most famous love story in world without any doubt! The mere reference to this pair brings a sense of overwhelming feeling of love. Unfortunately, it ended as a sad love story.
2. Cleopatra and Mark Antony
A historical love story immortalised by William Shakespeare. Another intense sad love story symbolizing sacrifice and love.
3. Lancelot and Guinevere
A love story full of twists and turns. This story, an Arthurian Legend, involves love between Sir Lancelot, a Knight in King Arthur time and Queen Guinevere, King Arthur’s wife.
4. Tristan and Isolde
Another love story during the times of reign of King Arthur. It is a sad love story full of conspiracy and deceit.
5. Paris and Helena
Written by Homer in his Iliad, the love story of Helena and Paris is an epic Greek legend. Who has not heard of Trojan War?
6. Orpheus and Eurydice
Another Greek love story involving desperate love
7. Napoleon and Josephine
A strange love story of a powerful young man and a wealthy woman who happened to be in love with each other and were involved in adultery at the same time. They split not because of adultery but because Josephine could bear a son to Napoleon.
8. Odysseus and Penelope
A love story that has immortalized sacrifice of this couple for love. Love is worth waiting 20 long years as shown by this pair in this love story.
9. Paolo and Francesca
Dante’s Divine Comedy is infact a true love story about Paolo and Francesca. A book about Lancelot and Guinevere became the reason for their passionate love for each other. A sad love story which ended as both lovers were killed.
10. Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler
Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone with the wind” is such a famous story of love between Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler. Perhaps one of the most read love story across generation, this shall remain a favourite love story for another generations to come.