Elective Affinities

European Literature

Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Eduard and Charlotte are an aristocratic couple who live a harmonious but idle life in their estate. But the peace of their existence is thrown into chaos when two visitors – Eduard’s friend the Captain and Charlotte’s passionate young ward Ottilie – provoke unexpected attraction and forbidden love.,,Taking its title from the principle of elective affinities – the theory th….Read More

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