The only entry on the list by a living writer:
Enduring Love by Ian McEwanRead about another example of unrequited love on Mullan's list.
McEwan describes what it is like being the object of unwanted devotion. Joe tries to save a man in a ballooning accident, only to find that one of his fellow would-be rescuers, Jed, has become fixated on him. Other ages called it unrequited passion; we call it stalking.