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It is said that love stories are made in heaven and it is the God himself who speaks through the mighty pen of those who have such stories to tell. If there is love, there would be longing. Fortunate are those people whose lives never meet a sad fate but blessed are those who had the courage to love and suffer as those who do not die are eventually consumed by passion and desire. For their heart only knows the feeling of happiness and despair all at the same time. They deal with it. They grow with it but cannot remain unaffected.

Given below is a list of famous love story novels of all time that are compiled for the readers.

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

It is about Isabel Archer who affronts her destiny. The book portrays a character which is in conflict with the society surrounding her. She desires independence but gives in to the social norms and marries Gilbert Osmond who only wants her money and considers her an object instead. She is unable to decide if she must uphold the integrity of her marriage or break free from the miserable setting and settle for a blissful, independent life with her suitor, Caspar Goodwood.

Dr. Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

When the Russian Revolution is underway in 1905, poet-cum-physician, Dr. Zhivago could not be granted publication while he is torn between loving two women. He meets Tonya while studying medicine and settles down with her. Then, he comes across already seen Lara, after becoming a medical officer. Lara is married presently with a daughter but her husband is missing. Though, fate brings him closer to one more woman named Marina, thus, constantly challenging his loyalty towards the women in his life but often won over by strong moral standing.

A Room with a View by E M Forster

Lucy Honeychurch is holidaying in Italy with her cousin where she meets George while trying to switch rooms with the father-son duo staying together. The romance brews only to be interrupted by her engagement with Cecil Vyse who is controlling and materialistic. But, the true love triumphs when they marry only to stay in a room that has a view.

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