20TH Century Patricia Highsmith Carol

ISBN 13: 9780747507192

Carol

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First published in 1952 under a pseudonym, this novel was described as the first gay book with a happy ending. It is a love story about Therese, 19, and Carol, a sophisticated married woman.

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A chance encounter between two lonely women leads to a passionate romance in this lesbian cult classic. Therese, a struggling young sales clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the midst of a bitter divorce, abandon their oppressive daily routines for the freedom of the open road, where their love can blossom. But their newly discovered bliss is shattered when Carol is forced to choose between her child and her lover.
Author Patricia Highsmith is best known for her psychological thrillers Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr. Ripley. Originally published in 1952 under a pseudonym, The Price of Salt was heralded as "the novel of a love society forbids." Highsmith's sensitive treatment of fully realized characters who defy stereotypes about homosexuality marks a departure from previous lesbian pulp fiction. Erotic, eloquent, and suspenseful, this story offers an honest look at the necessity of being true to one's nature.
Dover (2015) republication of the edition originally published by Bantam Books, New York, 1953.
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About the Author:

Patricia Highsmith is the author of classics such as Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley. Born in Texas, she spent much of her life in England, France and Switzerland. She died in 1995 in Locarno, Switzerland.

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Editore: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (1990)
ISBN 10: 0747507198 ISBN 13: 9780747507192
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Descrizione libro Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 1990. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 747507198

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