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Published by Black Lightning Press in New South Wales, Australia .
Written in English


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Pagination79 p.
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24704807M
ISBN 100949561037

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Jane Porter does an amazing job of drawing the reader into the town and story like you are really there walking the streets of Marietta. A fun Christmas read for sure! Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from the United States/5(). The Night Porter is comedic, dramatic and most of all incredibly entertaining. We are introduced to 'The Night Porter' who is a hardworking man so completely devoted to his job, he is only referred to by his title and above all he values his crucial dedication to the /5.   Directed by Liliana Cavani. With Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti. After a chance meeting at a hotel in , Holocaust survivor Lucia and Nazi officer Max, who tortured her, resume their sadomasochistic relationship/10(K). THE NIGHT PORTER is about fortnight in the life of a hotel in a fictional town in the midlands, which is hosting a quartet of authors there to prepare for a literary award ceremony. The strength of this book is in the turns of phrase, the characterisation, the dialogue/5(13).

The dark and melancholy story of a former teenage Nazi concentration camp inmate, Lucia (Charlotte Rampling), and the S.S. officer who was her torturer and lover, Max (Sir Dirk Bogarde), who accidentally meet again in a Vienna hotel in , where Max works as the night porter. "The Night Porter" is as nasty as it is lubricious, a despicable attempt to titillate us by exploiting memories of persecution and suffering. It is (I know how obscene this sounds) Nazi chic. It's been taken seriously in some circles, mostly by critics agile enough to stand on their heads while describing degree turns, in order to interpret trash as "really" meaningful. The Night Manager is an espionage novel by John le Carré, published in It is his first post- Cold War novel, detailing an undercover operation to bring down a major international arms dealer. Jonathan Pine, a former British soldier, is the night manager. We first meet him in that capacity at the Hotel Meister Palace in Zurich. He is on Author: John le Carré.   "The Night Porter" is a provocative and problematic film. Made in by Italian director Liliana Cavani, it can be seen as an exercise in perversion and exploitation of the Holocaust for the.

Night porter definition: A night porter is a person whose job is to be on duty at the main reception desk of a | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Max (Dirk Bogarde) is a discreet, unassuming night porter working in a posh hotel in Vienna in , tending to the guests' needs, from cold water to a bed-warming gigolo. Then Lucia (Charlotte Rampling) arrives at the hotel, on the arm of her husband, an American composer, and Max's past comes flooding back to him/5(9). The Night Porter is as nasty as it is lubricious, a despicable attempt to titillate us by exploiting memories of persecution and suffering. Octo 65%.   : Life as a Night Porter. Synopsis: Chris Shaw spent ten years working in London hotels, all the while using his camera to both document the hotels unexpected human spectacles and keep himself awake through the long hours of his shift/5(3).