• Title: The Last Darling
  • Author: Cloud Buchholz
  • ISBN: 9781463641054
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Last Darling The beautiful and naive Clover Collette has been in the clutches of her overbearing mother for twenty four years but when Francis Darling unintentionally penetrates her defenses the two suddenly and
    The beautiful and naive Clover Collette has been in the clutches of her overbearing mother for twenty four years, but when Francis Darling unintentionally penetrates her defenses, the two suddenly and secretly fall in love Within hours they re engaged and on the run Madly in love, they drift through the heartland of America confronted by bank robbers, maniacal doctors, aThe beautiful and naive Clover Collette has been in the clutches of her overbearing mother for twenty four years, but when Francis Darling unintentionally penetrates her defenses, the two suddenly and secretly fall in love Within hours they re engaged and on the run Madly in love, they drift through the heartland of America confronted by bank robbers, maniacal doctors, a Wall Street tycoon, an absentminded poet, and a blind artist each one troubled by a heart wrenching tale of love.The Last Darling is a dark and diverging love story woven across three generations As intimacy and perceptions twist into a vivid and wonderfully sad vision of love, we see that love is never really lost, only transformed He said it was like a large slab of stone Stone could be carved and cut and broken into many tiny pieces, but each of those pieces was still stone.

    One Reply to “The Last Darling”

    1. At 24 years old, Clover Collette has been living under the domineering influence of her mother. When she meets Francis Darling, her life changes. The couple falls madly in love. They runaway together and meet a variety of different types of people. From a blind artist to a Wall Street tycoon to a family of bank robbers, each one has their own heartrending story to tell.This book is spread through several generations with each character intertwining with another, but yet separate. Readers see how [...]

    2. I received this as an ebook review copy from the author and read it in one half an hour sitting.This is a very engaging novella with likeable, well-rounded characters. The pace is fairly fast, especially since the story spans several generations of the family in just 60 pages, but it never feels rushed. One of the things that impressed me most about this piece was the way that even minor characters, who appeared then disappeared within just a few pages, still came across well and added something [...]

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