Anna writes in with a book she’s looking for that she originally read in translation.
A memory of a book pokes my brain, and I think I want to know what book it
was. I read it along time ago – in Russia, when romances began to publish in
Russia, in the beginning of 90s. I am pretty sure that it is a translation
from English, and that someone here read it as well. No title or Author, or
What did it have? Botticelli. Alas, not as a main character. (Is there a
romance with Sandro Botticelli in it? I’d read it).
There was a girl in hotel business, who absolutely had to marry some hot
rich Italian guy. She doesn’t like him, but finds him very hot, and he
thinks she looks like Botticelli’s paintings (not very original compliment,
She sees Primavera painting and gets obsessed with it, and spends a
lot of pages making herself a flowery dress just like Flora’s. He sees the
girl in a dress and tears the dress in tiny pieces, then has sex with the
girl. Or vice versa.
I remember being liking the dress more than the characters, and I wonder
whether anyone knows this book.
Wait, he tore the dress or the girl into tiny pieces? I hope it’s the former. Anyone remember this book?