There is scene in the film Sex and the City that has sent its mostly female fans crowding into bookshops, only to emerge empty-handed. But the trouble with the movie of Sex and the City is that so much of it is fake. For instance, the quotations that Carrie read out were real but the tome itself did not exist, much to the exasperation of booksellers inundated by hundreds of would-be customers wanting copies. In it, you can dip into letters from the poet John Keats, who died young and did not always get on well with women. In fact, he once complained in a letter to a male friend: "When I am among women I have evil thoughts, malice, spleen — I cannot speak or be silent — I am full of suspicions and therefore listen to nothing — I am in a hurry to be gone. Many years after Keats was dead, The Times carried a bald, uninteresting obituary of a year-old woman, Mrs Fanny Lindon. You cannot blame the obituary writer for not knowing who Mrs Lindon was, because she had kept the secret even from her husband. She was Fanny Brawne, the lover who had befriended Keats when he was penniless and had become his inspiration.
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When Carrie Bradshaw in the "Sex and the City" movie began reading Love Letters of Great Men , millions of women wanted to get their hands on the book. Big at their wedding ceremony. Here are the actual love letters for you to enjoy and treasure! I finally realized how men experience love and it is especially beautiful! Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
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Of course, I did first know about it in Sex and the City!!! And like millions of other women, I loved it, sighed with Carrie, searched for the book online and was disappointed to learn it was a fictitious invention of the show. Before many of you are wondering what on earth I am yapping about… Let me start properly by Wishing you a very Happy New Year. And I can assure you that is so far from the truth, I find Mills and Boons books boring, sometimes irritating. Also infinitely more romantic than the loud gestures of love are often the quiet ones. My angel, I have just been told that the mailcoach goes every day — therefore I must close at once so that you may receive the letter at once …. Be calm — love me — today — yesterday — what tearful longings for you — you — you — my life — my all — farewell. Oh continue to love me — never misjudge the most faithful heart of your beloved. You might be wondering, what is so special about this poem?
Love Letters of Great Men, Vol. It also includes biographical information about the writers and recipients, the circumstances and relationships that led to the letters, and explanations of what occurred in the years following the correspondence. The book of love letters written by great men throughout history was originally created as a prop for the Sex and the City film  but was published in response to fan demand. The one that appears exactly as in the movie was authored by John C. Kirkland and published on May 12, , the same date the film premiered. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Publication date. Los Angeles Business Journal. The Times.