The Price of Salt: OR Carol

The Price of Salt: OR Carol

Patricia Highsmith


an opportunity come upon among lonely ladies results in a passionate romance during this lesbian cult vintage. Therese, a suffering younger revenues clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the middle of a sour divorce, abandon their oppressive day-by-day workouts for the liberty of the open highway, the place their love can blossom. yet their newly stumbled on bliss is shattered while Carol is compelled to select from her baby and her lover.
Author Patricia Highsmith is better recognized for her mental thrillers Strangers on a Train and The proficient Mr. Ripley. initially released in 1952 below a pseudonym, The expense of Salt used to be heralded as "the novel of a love society forbids." Highsmith's delicate remedy of absolutely learned characters who defy stereotypes approximately homosexuality marks a departure from past lesbian pulp fiction. Erotic, eloquent, and suspenseful, this tale bargains a decent examine the need of being actual to one's nature. The publication can also be the foundation of the acclaimed 2015 movie Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

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