Therese first glimpses Carol in the New York department store where she is working as a sales assistant. Carol is choosing a present for her daughter; she looks preoccupied, exuding an aura of elegance as perfect as a secret. Standing there at the counter, Therese suddenly feels wholly innocent - wholly unprepared for the first shock of love. Therese was nineteen, and loved by a young man she cared about, but could not desire. Carol was a sophisticated married woman. Now Therese seemed to have no other purpose to her life other than their meeting First published under a pseudonym in 1952, Carol is a love story told with compelling wit and eroticism, and consummate tenderness.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
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.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing, 2005. Taschenbuch. Book Condition: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, Versand Büchersendung - A novel from the author of 'The Talented Mr Ripley'. 272 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # INF1000053718
Book Description Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0747580286