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EXTRACT: Love has so many faces, doesn't it. But it doesn't always show us the face we'd seen in our dreams. Make no mistake: he loved Madame Viardot with all his heart, Turgenev did, oh yes, from the moment he first set eyes on her he loved her. And I think that in her own way Madame Viardot perhaps loved him. In her own way. Not a warm woman, Madame Viardot, but still, I think she did. Needless to say, Boris doesn't even believe in love.