Tuesday, September 29, 2009

"The Judge's Wife." Isabel Allende.

One-minute review: South American judge’s wife makes love to Vidal the bandit in order to gain time for the law to catch him. She is a consummate seductress. He, destined to lose his life over a woman, does so of his own will because her sexual prowess is overwhelming.

Comment: Reminds of Judith and Holofernes. RayS.

Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing. Eds. Edgar V. Roberts and Henry E. Jacobs. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1989.

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