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A Questionnaire for the Immodest and Curious: Clever Puzzles, Riddles, and Word Games from Nabokov’s Love Letters to His Wife
A Questionnaire for the Immodest and Curious: Clever Puzzles, Riddles, and Word Games from Nabokov’s Love Letters to His Wife

“Kisses, my love, from your eyebrows down to your knees and back.”

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Kafka’s Beautiful and Heartbreaking Love Letters
Kafka’s Beautiful and Heartbreaking Love Letters

“I belong to you… But for this very reason I don’t want to know what you are wearing; it confuses me so much that I cannot deal with life.”

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From a Gentleman to a Lady: A Clever Cryptographic Love Letter from the 1850s
From a Gentleman to a Lady: A Clever Cryptographic Love Letter from the 1850s

“…dropped from the pocket of a young man who is very well known in sporting circles.”

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Mozart’s Magnificent Love Letter to His Wife
Mozart’s Magnificent Love Letter to His Wife

“If people could see into my heart I should almost feel ashamed.”

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Vladimir Nabokov’s Passionate Love Letters to Véra and His Affectionate Bestiary of Nicknames for Her
Vladimir Nabokov’s Passionate Love Letters to Véra and His Affectionate Bestiary of Nicknames for Her

“You are the only person I can talk with about the shade of a cloud, about the song of a thought…”

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Rilke on the Symbiosis Between the Body and the Soul
Rilke on the Symbiosis Between the Body and the Soul

“I am not one of those who neglect the body in order to make of it a sacrificial offering for the soul, since my soul would thoroughly dislike being served in such a fashion.”

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