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AN UNCONVENTIONALLY ROMANTIC READING LIST: SUDDENLY LOVE, A CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, ETHAN FROME AND ANNA KARENINA

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While I was thinking about what to post today, I had an interesting idea. Why not post an unconventionally romantic reading list? After all, what we find romantic is quite relative, isn't it? I've never cared for romance novels as such, but I can think of a number of books whose love stories have moved me deeply. Today I'll share four classical reading recommendations with you: Suddenly Love, a Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Ethan Frome and Anna Karenina. Only one of these comes with a happy ending, two of them are quite tragic and when it comes to the Cat- I don't think we can tell for sure how that one is going to end.  I always felt that this play had an ambiguous ending. What do you think? The reason why I'm choosing these love stories with sad and sometimes quite tragic elements in them (apart from the fact that they are great literature) for this list is because they seem more genuine. Love is often idolized, but what does it really means? I love how all of these bo…