Ella is flat broke: wasting away on bodega coffee, barely making rent, seducing the occasional strange man who might buy her dinner. Unexpectedly, an Upper East Side couple named Lonnie and James rescue her from her empty bank acco ...more
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"Don't leave me with these people," I murmured when she returned. "I'm not like them." Who wouldn't want to know the boundaries of that dialogue in scene?
This book is a gorgeous character study with bubbling, taut ...more
Filled with tension, this book reads more like a character study than anything else, and ends up going nowhere. I couldn't really find myself connecting or caring much about Elle, so overall it just fell kind of flat for me. ...more
"Something about her posture became unfastened in the sun and she melted into her towel, running her fingers through the sand around her, as if she were raking the whole beach, slowly, inch by inch. She didn't seem to be listening to anyone; s ...more
The book reminded me of an old Ingmar Bergman film, where one character is swallowed by another. I didn’t love this book, in fact, I found it creepy.
I suspect it is my take on the relationship though the book is well written, but simply not one that I could get involved with.