From the fall of Troy to the deadly Harpies, Aeneas' epic voyage is filled with tragedy, destruction and omens of danger. As he recounts his adventures to Dido, who gives him sanctuary, they fall in love. But the Gods intervene and Aeneas realizes their relationship cannot last.United by the theme of love, the writings in the Great Loves series span over two thousand years and vastly different worlds. Readers will be introduced to love's endlessly fascinating possibilities and extremities: romantic love, platonic love, ...

Doomed Love 2008, Penguin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780141034782

Trade paperback

Doomed Love 2007, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141032764