What is your favorite couple from the novel?

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Post by Sarah Tariq » 17 Jun 2018, 03:26

Angela and Alex are my favourite characters or couple. Because the story revolves around them.
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Post by CatInTheHat » 17 Jun 2018, 14:39

Without Fioretta and Guiliano, there wouldn't have been the other love stories. That said, I found the modern romance between Alex and Angela to be my favorite. Their passion reminds me of what I felt from the moment I met my own husband.
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Post by EricaWilson » 17 Jun 2018, 22:58

Gerhard and Sophia would have to be my favorite, because they took so many risks for each other.

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Post by atonykamau » 18 Jun 2018, 02:28

Angela and Alex would have to be my favorite.

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Post by klwoodford » 19 Jun 2018, 02:16

I love all of the couples! The intensity of the love between each couple made my heart happy. If I had to pick a favorite couple though, I would say it is Angela and Alex. I feel that they are better and more developed than their historical counterparts. They have the layers of their past lives in addition to their originalities of their current lives. I do question their judgement at times though. I get that their love is passionate and all consuming but I felt that they rushed into big commitments way too quickly, but maybe that's just the cynic in me.

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Post by jo89220n » 19 Jun 2018, 08:50

I would have to say Sophia Caro and Gerhard Jaeger. I like reading about the time period that their love was involved with and I think that has an interesting impact on their characters.

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Post by strawberrysab » 20 Jun 2018, 13:45

Definitely Fioretta and Giuliano, but the era they lived in played a significant part in my pick.
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Post by TaaraLynn » 20 Jun 2018, 14:05

I love both types; star-crossed and "fairytale." Since, I have not read this yet, I obviously cannot choose. But, without reading, I think I may be able to tell which might be my favorite. I won't assume, though.
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Post by Nena_Morena » 20 Jun 2018, 19:50

I would say Fioretta and Giuliano because since I'm Italian, I grew up surrounded by the historical buildings, paintings, and books of the Renaissance. I always had a fond passion for that period, and so it was beautiful to imagine their story growing up in the beauty of that time.
I also loved the story of Gerhard and Sophia due to their admirable courage, faith, and strength.

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Post by AWANDO OGUTU » 24 Jun 2018, 08:38

Sophia Caro and the German officer who fell in love during war.

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Post by lindsaysherlock » 24 Jun 2018, 13:24

I love all the couples! Romance is my guilty pleasure. I can't read strictly romance novels for too long though, only every once in a while.

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Post by bookowlie » 24 Jun 2018, 15:40

Nena_Morena wrote:
20 Jun 2018, 19:50
I would say Fioretta and Giuliano because since I'm Italian, I grew up surrounded by the historical buildings, paintings, and books of the Renaissance. I always had a fond passion for that period, and so it was beautiful to imagine their story growing up in the beauty of that time.
I also loved the story of Gerhard and Sophia due to their admirable courage, faith, and strength.
I also love Fioretta and Giuliano because of the time period they lived in. They were also an interesting couple because Giuliano defied his famous family.
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Post by Lee_Reads » 24 Jun 2018, 18:46

Fioretta and Giuliano as seen under Leonardo’s eyes would be my pick. Sophia and Gerhard take second place.

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Post by greenstripedgiraffe » 27 Jun 2018, 12:36

Of the three, Sophie was the strongest woman as well as the most believable. I liked their story because of that. Sophie was my favorite woman.
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Post by bookowlie » 27 Jun 2018, 17:09

It's interesting that pretty much none of us think Angela was the strongest female character. Considering she was the main character, I had hoped she would have been the most resilient and strongest of the bunch.
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