History’s Most Unlikely Couples

They weren’t very different from you and me

Francesco Rizzuto
Feb 2 · 11 min read
Photo credit: Héctor J. Rivas on Upsplash

The inspiration for this article was an entertaining little novel entitled ‘The Hating Game’ by Sally Thorne (Piatkus, £8.99). The plot focuses on a couple of co-workers whose backgrounds and personalities are so diverse that they literally repel one another like opposite poles of a magnet (spoiler alert!). My teenage daughter threw it…