Oil changes everything. Tess was a runaway, trying to survive as a bar girl. Mike was a fugitive from his past, exploring for oil. His knowledge of the disputed waters of the South China Sea were worth millions. She became the pawn to buy his silence. Then she would die. Love and determination was all they had to stay alive ... and stay together.
Contemporary culture has become increasingly comfortable with the idea of modernizing or re-imagining canonical literary texts in pursuit of new artistic or commercial ends. The phenomenon has been evident both in cinema and... [ Read full review ]