5 of the most passionate love letters in recorded history
Love is the greatest of all human euphoria, and some of the best prose in literature are the ones dedicated to its temple or affirmation as the height of human emotions. In this age of technology and text messages, the love letter, unfortunately, seems to be in a coma and hospitalized in the archives of history, yet few texts, or graphic displays capture the human condition than a handwritten, heart felt letter. Love, like good prose stands the test of time, and we bring you some of the most memorable and affectionate love letters in record, written by some of the most brilliant of minds, who, in succumbing to cupid’s arrows, penned these lovelies straight from their hearts.
- Kafta’s letter to Felice.
- Vladimir Nabokov’s letter to his wife Vera
- Violet Trefusis’s letter to Vita Sackville-West
- Mozart’s letter to his wife.
- Frida Kahlo letter to Diego Rivera