By Sam Kashner, Nancy Schoenberger
The definitive tale of Hollywood's most famed couple.
He was once a tough-guy Welshman softened via the affections of a breathtakingly appealing lady; she was once a modern day Cleopatra head over heels in love along with her personal Mark Antony. for almost 1 / 4 of a century, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have been Hollywood royalty, and their fiery romance—often referred to as "the marriage of the century"—was the main infamous, publicized, and celebrated love affair of its day.
For the 1st time, Vanity Fair contributing editor Sam Kashner and acclaimed biographer Nancy Schoenberger inform the total tale of this larger-than-life couple, displaying how their romance and marriages commanded the eye of the realm. additionally for the 1st time, in specific entry given to the authors, Elizabeth Taylor herself offers never-revealed information and firsthand debts of her lifestyles with Burton.
Drawing upon brand-new details and interviews—and on Burton's deepest, passionate, and heartbreaking letters to Taylor—Furious Love sheds new gentle at the video clips, the intercourse, the scandal, the celebrity, the brawls, the booze, the sour separations, and, in fact, the fabled jewels. It deals an intimate glimpse into Elizabeth and Richard's privileged international and their elite circle of associates, between them Princess Grace, Montgomery Clift, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Peter O'Toole, Michael Caine, Marlon Brando, Rex Harrison, Mike Nichols, Laurence Olivier, Robert Kennedy, Tennessee Williams, NoËl Coward, John Huston, Ava Gardner, the Rothschilds, Maria Callas, and Aristotle Onassis. It offers an wonderful, eye-opening examine their movies, their wildly profitable reign in Europe and in Hollywood—and the cost they paid for his or her extravagant lives.
surprising and unsparing in its honesty, Furious Love explores the very public marriage of "Liz and Dick" in addition to the non-public struggles of Elizabeth and Richard, together with Le Scandale, their affair at the set of the infamous epic Cleopatra that earned them condemnation from the Vatican; Burton's hardscrabble adolescence in Wales; the crippling alcoholism that just about destroyed his profession and contributed to his early dying; the scientific matters that plagued either him and Elizabeth; and the failed aspirations and disgrace that haunted him all through their courting. As Kashner and Schoenberger light up the occasions and offerings that formed this illustrious couple's tale, they reveal how the mythical pair presaged America's altering attitudes towards intercourse, marriage, morality, and big name. but finally, because the authors convey, Elizabeth and Richard shared anything helpful past the drama: enduring love.
Addictive and interesting, Furious Love is greater than a celeb biography; it's a decent but sympathetic portrait of a guy, a girl, and a keenness that stunned and mesmerized the area.
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