The Mistress by Danielle Steel

The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie

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What Do We Do When The World'S Walls - Its Family Structures, Its Value-Systems, It Political Forms - Crumble? The Central Character Of This Novel, 'Moor' Zogoiby, Only Son Of A Wealthy, Artistic-Bohemian Bombay Family, Finds Himself In Such A Moment Of Crisis. His Mother, A Famous Painter And An Emotional Despot, Worships Beauty, But Moor Is Ugly, He Has A Deformed Hand. Moor Falls In Love, With A Married Woman; When Their Secret Is Revealed, Both Are Expelled; A Suicide Pact Is Proposed, But Only The Woman Dies. Moor Chooses To Accept His Fate, Plunges Into A Life Of Depravity In Bombay, Then Becomes Embroiled In A Major Financial Scandal. The Novel Ends In Spain, In The Studio Of A Painter Who Was A Lover Of Moor'S Mother: In A Violent Climax Moor Has, One More, To Decide Whether To Save The Life Of His Lover By Sacrificing His Own. This 2006 Vintage Paperback is in Good condition.

ISBN: 9780099592419 SKU: 1128455 Note: Any image shown is from a stock photo and is not the actual book.