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News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270
by Patricia Highsmith - £8.99 Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (2010) paperback
ISBN 13: 9781408808979 | ISBN 10: 1408808978
"Some books change lives. This is one of them." (Val McDermid)
A haunting story of obsessive love which scandalized the world when first published.
With a new foreword by Val McDermid.
Therese is just an ordinary sales assistant working in a New York department store when a beautiful, alluring woman in her thirties walks up to her counter. Standing there, Therese is wholly unprepared for the first shock of love. Therese is an awkward nineteen-year-old with a job she hates and a boyfriend she doesn’t love; Carol is a sophisticated, bored suburban housewife in the throes of a divorce and a custody battle for her only daughter. As Therese becomes irresistibly drawn into Carol’s world, she soon realizes how much they both stand to lose...
First published pseudonymously in 1952 as The Price of Salt, Carol is a hauntingly atmospheric love story set against the backdrop of fifties’ New York.
(Price & availability last checked: December 2018)
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