A Time to Dance
Charts the obsessive and sensual consequences of a relationship between a man of fifty-four and a girl of eighteen. The gap in their backgrounds, in their expectations, and their experience, is as wide as that between their ages. His over-controlled world collapses; her quest for healing and forgetting a trauma in her past leads her to reckless daring. The story builds to a compelling study of violence, exhilaration and uncompromising nature of love which is tender and utterly demanding.
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A time to dance: a novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This slow-paced, introspective novel by the prolific British author ( Richard Burton: A Life , LJ 2/1/89) chronicles a middle-aged, retired bank manager's infatuation with a teenager he meets when she ... Read full review