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Love at First Sight (Hardcover)

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A poem by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature illustrated for readers of all ages that will challenge assumptions about falling in love.

They’re both convinced / that a sudden passion joined them.
Such certainty is beautiful, / but uncertainty is more beautiful still.

Love at First Sight is a poem about love and chance and destiny by the 1996 Polish winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Illustrated by Italian artist Beatrice Gasca Queirazza, Szymborska’s poem comes to life in entirely new ways for her readers and for lovers everywhere in this oversized book perfect for gift giving.

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A poem by the winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature illustrated for readers of all ages that will challenge assumptions about falling in love.

They’re both convinced / that a sudden passion joined them.
Such certainty is beautiful, / but uncertainty is more beautiful still.

Love at First Sight is a poem about love and chance and destiny by the 1996 Polish winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Illustrated by Italian artist Beatrice Gasca Queirazza, Szymborska’s poem comes to life in entirely new ways for her readers and for lovers everywhere in this oversized book perfect for gift giving.

Szymborska tells of two young lovers bound together in an instant—or were they? As the poem unfolds, the reader’s assumptions—like those of the lovers themselves—about certainty and destiny are utterly upended, revealing the paradox and mystery of fate. Here is randomness, tricks of memory, and chance, where noticing the smallest details of our intertwined lives is more essential than asking, Are we meant for each other? “Every beginning / is only a sequel, after all…”

More Information
ISBN 9781644212233
Length (cm) 21.7000
Width (cm) 1.2000
Height (cm) 30.4000
Publisher Seven Stories Press
Publication Date Oct 25, 2022
Pages (number) 34
Genre Classics and Poetry
Author Wislawa Szymborska
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Format Hardcover
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