An 18-year old boy - bit of a loner - with a young dynamic artist mother come under the spell of the mother's new lover, Roehm. The boy is jealous, but is he jealous of his mother or of the man? And why does Roehm seem to have no history?
Loved the book - the intricate psychology of it all and the ambiguous and erotically charged relationships between the protagonists - until about three pages from the end. Then the whole thing became unstuck and moved into fairyland. Very very disappointing and farfetched ending, therefore only 4 stars. Otherwise it would have merited five....Continua