The price of salt : Claire Morgan : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet ArchiveThe Price of Salt later republished under the title Carol is a romance novel by Patricia Highsmith , first published under the pseudonym "Claire Morgan". Highsmith—known as a suspense writer based on her psychological thriller Strangers on a Train —used an alias because she did not want to be tagged as "a lesbian -book writer", [a] and because of the use of her own life references for characters and occurrences in the story. Though Highsmith had many sexual and romantic relationships with women and wrote over 22 novels and numerous short stories, The Price of Salt is her only novel about an unequivocal lesbian relationship and its relatively happy ending was unprecedented in lesbian literature. It is also notable for being the only one of her novels with "a conventional 'happy ending ' " and characters who had "more explicit sexual existences". A British radio adaptation of the novel was broadcast in Carol , a film adaptation nominated for six Academy Awards and nine British Academy Film Awards , was released in Therese Belivet is a lonely young woman, just beginning her adult life in Manhattan and looking for her chance to launch her career as a theatre set designer.
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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. A chance encounter between two lonely women leads to a passionate romance in this lesbian cult classic. Therese, a struggling young sales clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the midst of a bitter divorce, abandon their oppressive daily routines for the freedom of the open road, where their love can blossom. But their newly discovered bliss is shattered when Carol is forced to choose between her child and her lover. Originally published in under a pseudonym, The Price of Salt was heralded as "the novel of a love society forbids.
She plundered these objects of her desire extravagantly in her 22 novels and hundreds of short stories. Not one glance, not one feminine gesture or foible of any one of her many girlfriends was ever wasted, but only once — and spectacularly — did she write openly about lesbianism. In Highsmith, barely 30, perhaps startled by the wayward success of her first novel Strangers on a Train conferring instant stardom when the Hitchcock movie followed a year later , had good reason to be edgy about the reception The Price of Salt would receive. Highsmith was working there as a sales-girl during the Christmas rush. Catherwood had lost custody of her child after a recording made of her in a hotel bedroom with another woman was used in court against her, a detail mined for the plot of The Price of Salt in a way that gave Highsmith pause. In the end the detail stayed, an essential driver to the narrative, making the love affair between Carol and the younger, mute-with-longing Therese based on Highsmith herself all the more perilous and poignant. It soon chalked up a million copies.