Love Story

Love Story

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Part of a series designed to provide English language students at all levels of comprehension with the opportunity to extend their reading and appreciation of English, this romantic novel is at Level 3 of the programme.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 63 pages
  • 124.46 x 193.04 x 5.08mm | 136.08g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • black and white illustrations
  • 0194216608
  • 9780194216609

Review Text

A His and Her bit (the latter in the original sense - this was a one-shot in the L.H.J. and it's not much more developed here) about Oliver Barrett IV, "All Ivy" Harvard Preppie who plays hockey and Jenny Calliveri, a "Cliffie" who plays the harpsichord, and how they fall in love. She says it's her "negative social status" and a way of getting back at Oliver III (the generation gap here is a gulch although it will all be squared off) and when they marry, father and son don't speak at all. But then none of this is for very long - Jenny has leukemia and the last scene will get to you even if you resist the sentimental torsion and have a skin like naugahyde. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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43,557 ratings
3.6 out of 5 stars
5 24% (10,651)
4 31% (13,519)
3 29% (12,496)
2 12% (5,122)
1 4% (1,769)
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