Like a Lake

Like a Lake

A Story of Uneasy Love and Photography

Carol Mavor


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Addresses the sensuality and complexity of a son’s love for his mother and that mother’s own erotic response to it. The relationship between the mother and son is paralleled by what it means for a boy to be a model for male photographer, and to be his muse.


Carol Mavor:
Carol Mavor is a writer who lives in Manchester England. Her most recent books are Aurelia: Art and Literature Through the Mouth of the Fairy Tale; Blue Mythologies: Reflections on a Colour; and Black and Blue: The Bruising Passion of Camera Lucida, La Jetée, Sans Soleil and Hiroshima mon amour.