The Price of Salt: Or Carol
Centering on an unlikely romance between a young sales clerk and a lonely housewife, this lesbian cult classic is an engrossing tale of passion and self-discovery. Therese, a young sales clerk, and Carol, a housewife in the throes of a bitter divorce, meet by chance, but their instant connection... show more
Centering on an unlikely romance between a young sales clerk and a lonely housewife, this lesbian cult classic is an engrossing tale of passion and self-discovery. Therese, a young sales clerk, and Carol, a housewife in the throes of a bitter divorce, meet by chance, but their instant connection is no accident. Fleeing the oppressive routines of their daily lives, they pur
Publisher: Echo Point Books & Media
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Know I have not posted much in about two years time but this is sort of a sore subject for me. I try to not to dismiss book to movie translations. I can forgive most things that get lost in translation. I understand that that movies have to cut, change, and twist things for time. Most good movies ba...
Absolutely gorgeous writing. I love how intimate it is, and how we really see thought Therese's eyes as shoe grows up and discovers more about the world. We see less of Carol at first, but as Therese's understanding grows, her character also fleshes out.It's also a wonderful period piece, and I love...
Probably a better-written love story than anything Goodreads recommends on the occasion of the Romance Week. The description of coup de foudre is strikingly accurate; the situation when someone takes you into their life so generously and voraciously you fail to understand you do the same.Very well c...
‘Don’t you want to forget it, if it’s past?’ ‘I don’t know. I don’t know just how you mean that.’ ‘I mean, are you sorry?’ ‘No. Would I do the same thing again? Yes.’ ‘Do you mean with somebody else, or with her?’ ‘With her,’ Therese said. The corner of her mouth went up in a smile. ‘But the e...
bookshelves: winter-20142015, tbr-busting-2014, published-1952, winter-20152016, jan-2016-litricher, re-visit-2016, glbt, lit-richer, north-americas Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Laura Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners Read from May 21, 2009 to January 02, 2016 RE-VISIT is via the film 'Carol'...
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