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Oliver Barrett IV found his true soulmate when he met and fell in love with Jenny Cavilleri. Their love was magical, exhilarating and though heartbreak. Oliver's story by Erich Segal; 14 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Fiction in English, Grief, Accessible book, In library. Oliver's Story. Home · Oliver's Story Author: Segal Erich. 32 downloads Views KB Oldest. Facebook Comments plugin · Carl's Story · Read more.

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*Love Story Erich Segal *American Crime Stories retold by John Escott 5 Jenny's father was very happy about the news, but Oliver's father was not. Read Oliver's Story by Erich Segal for free with a 30 day free trial. Read unlimited * books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. Oliver's Story [Erich Segal] on aracer.mobi *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers . Oliver Barrett IV found his true soulmate when he met and fell in love with.

I did not feel a connection to the love between the characters or the characters. I thought it was a good story line, but it was so fast paced and short I felt no loss or sadness, nor romance. I liked it though, and wished it had been more detailed. He meets a pretty Radcliffe music student, Jenny, in the library one day, and develops a deep attraction for her despite her temper and continuous snide remarks - all aimed at him. The two fall in love, and after a rather boring and un-romantic proposal, they agree to get married. They live together happily, until it is discovered that Jenny's life is being threatened by cancer. The plot was not original or surprising, but it was put together well. It wasn't the love story contained in this book's pages that made me enjoy it so much - it was Segal's way of writing. His dry, lightly humorous style reminded me of Evelyn Waugh. I loved Oliver and Jenny's relationship - which is certainly not the usual star-crossed Hollywood romance. I really liked that about the book. Jenny was not described as some sort of goddess descended from heaven; she was simply an ordinary, pretty girl who worked in a library. Also, I loved the mock "romantic" scenes in which Jenny and Oliver's dialogue consists mainly of insults and jibes most playful and even flirtatious, but some serious. Don't expect this book to really contain any romance - there is almost none.

In the film, Miss Bergen is only a slight departure from Ali MacGraw, who never seemed all that economically deprived in the first place, so the point is lost.

A scene of Mr. Segal's, in which Marcie met Oliver's parents and — unlike Jenny — was a big hit, has been dropped from the movie, as has every other useful parallel with "Love Story. O'Neal's nighttable, right next to the Excedrin.

This is not to suggest that Mr. Korty has moved on in any imaginative way, or that he is above falling back on "Love Story" every time new inspiration eludes him. After Oliver has a fight with Marcie, for instance, Mr.

Korty has him drive all the way to Cambridge, just so he can trot briefly and wordlessly past the other film's Harvard Yard settings. Jenny's father is still around this time played by Edward Binns instead of John Marley , but he has conveniently forgotten all about his daughter and keeps urging Oliver to go out and have a good time.

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The Barrett parental estate serves a similarly perfunctory purpose. These evocations are so cold and clumsy that they effectively dispel all vestiges of the first film's highly marketable mood. Korty has the reputation of a fine independent film maker; his documentary about the DeBolt family, to be shown on television this weekend, won an Academy Award last year.

But his direction of "Oliver's Story" is too unsure one moment, too insistent the next, and he has no eye for the glamour that might have been this film's last chance. O'Neal is certainly equal to the material, but Mr. Korty doesn't seem to trust him with it; too many montages seem devised to keep the actor from having to talk. Miss Bergen always looks spectacular in close-ups, so why, then, are there so many unflattering long shots of her in unbecoming costumes?

And what use has been made of the highly exploitable memory of Jenny? The first sequence shows Mr.

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O'Neal watching her coffin being lowered into the ground, inch by tearjerking inch. But after that, for all his funk, he doesn't often think of her again.

Perhaps it's just as well.

This is the kind of sequel that could have her turning over in her grave. Pappe; set decorator, Phil Smith; produced by David V. Picker; released by Paramount Pictures. Running time: 90 minutes.

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