6 edition of Cupid and Diana found in the catalog.
|Other titles||Cupid & Diana|
|Series||Thorndike large print Americana series|
|LC Classifications||PS3552.A7677 C86 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||319 p. (large print) ;|
|Number of Pages||319|
|LC Control Number||98048559|
Cupid Resigns is the cheeky, charming romantic comedy by Diana Shapiro that proves that the gods must be crazy, and that humans are even nuttier still. When Cupid is cast out, he ends up in the respectably attractive body of a human named Ethan : Diana Shapiro. Romeo then tells Benvolio that Rosaline will not be hit by Cupid's arrow and that she has "Dian’s wit. And, in strong proof of chastity well armed From love’s weak childish bow, she lives.
Female readers may identify with parts of Christina Bartolomeo's first novel, " Cupid and Diana," but this is the story of one woman, not Everywoman, and that's all for the good. Although. The origins of the story are obscure. It could have been adapted from a folk-tale or have its roots in ancient myth. It is a story of great charm, a fact which has been reflected in the numerous re-tellings since Apuleius's time. Many writers have interpreted it as an allegory, with Cupid representing Love and Psyche the Soul. It was.
Cupid - The god of love. Cupid is the son of Venus and Mars. He often causes mischief. Many of the gods fall victim to his arrows, including Apollo, who falls in love with Daphne; Dis, who falls in love with Proserpina; and Venus, Cupid’s mother, who falls in love with Adonis. Neptune - The god of the sea. Neptune is the son of Saturn and the. Emily Jacobs is the 13/14 year old daughter of Sarah Jane Brady-Jacobs (†) and Steve Jacobs, and one of the main characters of the Pegasus series. The series is mostly in her 3rd person POV. Emily Jacobs was born in New York City, to Sarah Jane Brady-Jacobs and Steve Jacobs. She attended her local school which Joel also attended. She lived on the top apartment of the building, and could see.
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Throughout the course of Cupid and Diana, we are introduced to Diana's love-hate relationship with her large Catholic family, and follow along as her life changes upon meeting Harry Sandburg, a recently separated lawyer who has just moved to D.C.
The novel is predictable in all aspects, but an easy read.3/5(25). Cupid and Diana book. Read 40 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Diana Campanella is the owner of a vintage clothing store in Washin /5. Ilene Beckerman author of Love, Loss, and What I Wore There were times when I was reading Cupid and Diana that I thought I was reading my own diary.I loved it.
Liesl Schillinger The Washington Post Book World Like half-listening to your best friend as she riffs on the subject of her family, job, and man result is a sitcom with soul/5(8). Ilene Beckerman author of Love, Loss, and What I Wore There were times when I was reading Cupid and Diana that I thought I was reading my own diary.I loved it.
Liesl Schillinger The Washington Post Book World Like half-listening to your best friend as she riffs on the subject of her family, job, and man result is a sitcom with ed on: J Cupid Resigns is Cupid and Diana book very funny book.
But it is also clever and wise in all the right ways, mixing sophisticated wit with smart, sexy fun. Author Diana Shapiro makes us laugh at ourselves as much as she imparts secrets about love, its power and importance/5(8).
Cupid/Asher is a serial killer who falls for Cupid and Diana book wife of one of his victims. It sounds morbid but it's done in a very romantic-ish way. Due to his infatuation with her, Asher hires Diana to investigate and discover who the serial killer she names Cupid is. Diana discovers who /5.
Diana is the goddess of the hunt, and the two pictures would have made effective pendants. In the MMA picture Diana holds Cupid's bow out of his reach, an action that is probably intended as a reproof, since Cupid's use of the bow was considered capricious and misdirected (Ovid, Metamorphoses, Book 1.
Cupid accidentally pricks his mother, Venus, with one of his arrows, and she falls in love with Adonis. She prefers him even to heaven. She tells a story of Atalanta, a speedy woman whom an oracle has advised to avoid marriage.
Hippomenes wants to marry Atalanta. She challenges him to a race. If he wins, she will marry him. If he loses, he will. Bartolomeo’s witty debut novel embraces the pitfalls and pratfalls of modern romance as they assail Diana Campanella, who’s never wanted anything but some peace and quiet.
Which is what she thought she had with Philip, a high-powered D.C. attorney with Mayflower : Christina Bartolomeo. This wry, sophisticated. lighthearted novel features first-rate writing, a delightful, "just-between-us-girls" spirit, a terrific cast of characters who feel like old friends and a wise heroine for /5(5).
Dido welcomes Aeneas and prepares a banquet in his honor. Aeneas sends for Ascanius, whom Venus, fearing that Juno will again cause trouble, replaces with her own son, Cupid, the god of love, in disguise. She knows that Cupid will fill Dido with passion for Aeneas, thus ensuring the hero's safety.
Cupid and Diana is, in my opinion, a cut above most "chick lit" not just for its story, or even its heroine, but for the author's prose. She has an amazing gift for adding profound statements about life and love in a sweet and fresh way that just blows me away every time I read this book/5.
Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Cupid and Diana: A Novel at 4/5(4). Throughout the course of Cupid and Diana, we are introduced to Diana's love-hate relationship with her large Catholic family, and follow along as her life changes upon meeting Harry Sandburg, a recently separated lawyer who has just moved to D.C.
The novel is predictable in all aspects, but an easy s: Get this from a library. Cupid and Diana. [Christina Bartolomeo] -- Just as the exciting Harry enters Diana's life, Philip, her steady, finally proposes marriage.
After much soul-searching Diana drops Philip for Harry, only to have Harry announce he is returning to. A word ill urged to one that is so ill.
In sadness, cousin, I do love a woman. Cupid, the Roman god of love, shoots arrows at humans that make them fall in love. Diana is the Roman goddess of virginity and hunting. Cupid’s arrow. She’s as clever as Diana, and shielded by the armor of chastity.
Cupid, ancient Roman god of love in all its varieties, the counterpart of the Greek god Eros and the equivalent of Amor in Latin poetry.
According to myth, Cupid was the son of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods, and Venus, the goddess of often appeared as a winged infant carrying a bow and a quiver of arrows whose wounds inspired love or passion in his every victim.
Cupid book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is the story of Cupid--the god responsible for heartache, sleepless nig /5. : Cupid and Diana () by Bartolomeo, Christina and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().
Get this from a library. Cupid and Diana. [Christina Bartolomeo] -- Diana Campanella, a vintage clothing store owner in Washington, D.C., stuggles to save her failing business, make peace in her turbulent family, and choose between two very different Mr. Rights. Valentine picks up where Cupid left off.
Diana is living with Asher and trying to come to terms now that she knows he is Cupid, the man that kills evil men on the island that they all live on. Now, Asher is trying to figure out what is in Diana's head and if she will tell the police or try and stay with him.4/5.Ilene Beckerman author of Love, Loss, and What I Wore There were times when I was reading Cupid and Diana that I thought I was reading my own diary.I loved it., Liesl Schillinger The Washington Post Book World Like half-listening to your best friend as she riffs on the subject of her family, job, and man result is a sitcom with soul., Megan HarlanEntertainment WeeklyAlong with charming .Cupid and Diana is an enjoyable read.
I found its quick narrative infused with some great descriptive women's apparel to be delightful for a fun read if you are a fan of fashion or had a Catholic upbringing - you'll definitely enjoy this story.3/5.