Doomed Love (Great Loves, #1)

Doomed Love (Great Loves, #1)







Love can be hopelessFrom 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 ...


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  • Loretta

    An enjoyable book that 1. Seemed a little chopped up and 2. Seemed like I've read parts of the book before. Overall, it was good, but I see having to read The Aeneid in the future....

  • Leigh Parker

    That's the longest 130 page book I've ever read....

  • Vanessa

    Despite this book being only an excerpt of Virgil's Aeneid, and a mere 130 pages, it took me several weeks to get through. Although I found the first chapter quite captivating, chronicling Aeneas meet...

  • Pink

    This was good, but I feel like I've read the same story before, but better. Maybe I've heard too many versions of it, maybe it's the translation. There were parts where my eyes glazed over and yet oth...

  • Sarah u

    Books 1-4 of Virgil's The Aeneid. Extremely powerful, emotional writing, especially in Book Four. The fate of Dido, who loves Aeneis, is haunting. I often hear that works originally written in Latin l...

  • Lu (Sugar & Snark)

    Well what can I say. Entertaining enough.The story is about the love between Dido and Aeneas. But also war, shipwrecks, people getting stranded all over the show and some more battles :)But its beauti...

  • Ana

    This is technically a re-read for me, but I still liked it even if the slow pacing in the second chapter was even more annoying the second time around....

  • Melissa

    This is the story of Aeneas' escape from the destruction of Troy and his relationship with Dido, the queen of Carthage. I liked it a lot, though the transition from Aeneas' description of his escape a...

  • Becky

    Doomed Love is the first four books of Virgil's Aeneid, for those who are not aware the first section focuses on the flight from Troy of Aeneas and his fellow survivors. Having been attacked by the je...

  • Mia

    I was debating between giving this 3 or 4 stars the whole way through, so I suppose this is 3.5 stars.I'm only just starting to get into ancient literature, so even a book this short is quite challeng...