From the multitalented and versatile Gloria Vanderbilt comes a passionate, sensual, witty, and puzzling tale of erotic obsession, beauty, and revenge, told in tandem by two women obsessed with the same man - and, ultimately, with each other.
Talbot Bingham is a renowned architectural genius who, with his formidable wife, Priscilla, creates an architectural community. When he dies unexpectedly in the middle of their 10th wedding anniversary celebration, the devastated Priscilla is left as keeper of the flame of Talbot's genius. Going through her husband's archives, she comes unexpectedly upon a pile of neatly tied letters and the shocking secret of her husband's intimate life - a discovery that shatters the foundation of her soul and spirit.
Obsession explores the mysteries of the human heart and the nature of sexuality and obsession, provoking questions about who we choose to love - and why. The listener is left to decide if the other woman represents another facet of Priscilla, or if Priscilla herself has invented the other woman who completed the world her husband so recently inhabited.
©2009 Gloria Vanderbilt; (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers
I was surprised that Gloria Vanderbilt would write a books like this and hearing it read in her voice is kind of different.
It lacks something in my opinion it just falls short of good erotica.
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