The Price of Salt: OR Carol

The Price of Salt: OR Carol

Patricia Highsmith


an opportunity come across among lonely girls 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 came across bliss is shattered whilst Carol is pressured to choose from her baby and her lover.
Author Patricia Highsmith is healthier identified for her mental thrillers Strangers on a Train and The gifted Mr. Ripley. initially released in 1952 less than a pseudonym, The rate of Salt was once heralded as "the novel of a love society forbids." Highsmith's delicate therapy of totally discovered characters who defy stereotypes approximately homosexuality marks a departure from earlier lesbian pulp fiction. Erotic, eloquent, and suspenseful, this tale bargains a decent examine the need of being precise to one's nature. The publication can also be the root of the acclaimed 2015 movie Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

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