Obsession by Gloria Vanderbilt audiobook

Obsession: An Erotic Tale

By Gloria Vanderbilt
Read by Gloria Vanderbilt

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2.57 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9780061902406

The marriages of desire . . . 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 tenth wedding anniversary celebration, the devastated Priscilla is left 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 whom we choose to love, and why. The reader is left to decide if the other woman represents another facet of Priscilla, or if Priscilla her-self has invented the other woman who completed the world her husband so recently inhabited?

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Summary

Summary

The marriages of desire . . .

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 tenth wedding anniversary celebration, the devastated Priscilla is left 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 whom we choose to love, and why. The reader is left to decide if the other woman represents another facet of Priscilla, or if Priscilla her-self has invented the other woman who completed the world her husband so recently inhabited?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In her new novel, Gloria Vanderbilt has created a remarkable tapestry of human passion—an interior world of highly charged erotic mysteries that teasingly suggest, but ever elude, decoding, Obsession is a poetic tale on the nature of possession and obsession.” Joyce Carol Oates
“The two women become consumed by their vicious power struggle, an over-the-top contest that will keep readers seeking escape from reality avidly turning the pages of this made-for-the-beach (or any other venue for relaxation) tale of sex and duplicity.” Booklist
“Leave it to Gloria Vanderbilt to design a sensual novel for the material girl…Her language carries freewheeling floridity to lurid and sometimes hilarious extremes.” USA Today

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Author Bio: Gloria Vanderbilt

Author Bio: Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Vanderbilt is the author of four memoirs and two novels. She contributes to various publications, including the New York Times, Vanity Fair, and Elle, and she has received two honorary Doctorates of Fine Arts. She lives in New York City.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.57
Audience: Adult
Language: English