Famous Affinities of History: The Romance of Devotion

Lyndon ORR ( - )

"Famous Affinities of History" is a book of passion-filled accounts of the most famous love affairs of history. The stories of Cleopatra, Victor Hugo, Honore de Balzac, Jonathan Swift, Charles Dickens, Karl Marx, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Byron, George Sand and other famous people of all times (even those of royal blood are not spared), are dealt with in Lyndon Orr's own interesting and suspenseful style. Written in four volumes, this book makes for an informative, interesting and thoroughly enjoyable read, giving us an insight into the lives and lifestyles of various popular figures of history. (Summary by Neeru Iyer)

Genre(s): Romance, *Non-fiction, History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Story of Antony and Cleopatra James Christopher
00:21:53
Play 02 Abelard and Heloise Elli
00:28:00
Play 03 Queen Elizabeth and the Earl of Leicester Linda Dodge
00:29:10
Play 04 Mary Queen of Scots and Lord Bothwell Linda Dodge
00:31:57
Play 05 Queen Christina of Sweden and the Marquis Monaldeschi Wendel Topper
00:28:01
Play 06 King Charles II. and Nell Gwyn Wendel Topper
00:25:44
Play 07 The Story of Prince Charles Edward Stuart Ata Khudayberdiev
00:21:26
Play 08 Maurice of Saxony and Adrienne Lecouvreur Hilara
00:36:02
Play 09 The Empress Catharine and Prince Potemkin Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:34:07
Play 10 Marie Antoinette and Count Fersen Miriam Esther Goldman (1991-2017)
00:27:12
Play 11 The Story of Aaron Burr Miriam Esther Goldman (1991-2017)
00:35:07
Play 12 George IV. and Mrs. Fitzherbert Ruth Golding
00:25:02
Play 13 Charlotte Corday and Adam Lux Anna Simon
00:17:38
Play 14 Napoleon and Marie Walewska Denny Sayers (d. 2015)
00:36:50
Play 15 The Story of Pauline Bonaparte Elli
00:18:58
Play 16 The Story of the Empress Marie Louise and Count Neipperg Linda Dodge
00:45:24
Play 17 The Wives of General Houston Barry Eads
00:20:33
Play 18 Lola Montez and King Ludwig of Bavaria Linda Dodge
00:17:07
Play 19 Leon Gambetta and Leonie Leon Ata Khudayberdiev
00:24:26
Play 20 Lady Blessington and Count d'Orsay psi_mon
00:26:05
Play 21 Byron and The Countess Guiccioli Linda Dodge
00:15:49
Play 22 The Story of Mme. de Stael Ata Khudayberdiev
00:20:21
Play 23 The Story of Karl Marx hearhis
00:34:10
Play 24 Ferdinand Lassalle and Helene von Donniges Hilara
00:28:19
Play 25 The Story of Rachel Ruth Golding
00:24:28
Play 26 Dean Swift and the Two Esthers Barry Eads
00:21:53
Play 27 Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Godwin Julie VW
00:24:23
Play 28 The Story of the Carlyles Hilara
00:37:54
Play 29 The Story of the Hugos Linda Dodge
00:28:24
Play 30 The Story of George Sand Linda Dodge
00:46:17
Play 31 The Mystery of Charles Dickens Elli
00:21:35
Play 32 Honore de Balzac and Evelina Hanska Ata Khudayberdiev
00:20:43
Play 33 Charles Reade and Laura Seymour Barry Eads
00:22:06