By Maria Espinosa
Set within the overdue Fifties, this provocative novel follows Adrianne, a Houston local who has lately arrived in ny and wanders the town having indiscriminate intercourse with strangers. She quickly falls in with Alfredo, a Cuban-American artist who coerces her into prostitution which will help his way of life and who treats her with expanding degrees of brutality. Adrianne needs to eventually depend upon reserves of an internal energy to claw her approach out of her determined situations. This gripping exploration of a tender woman’s look for love and self within the mammoth urban is titillating and psychologically haunting in equivalent measure.
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Dark Plums by Maria Espinosa