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  • Print Edition
  • Title: Torn Between Two Lovers
  • Author: Theo Arnold
  • Publisher: Central Book Supply Inc.
  • ISBN: 978-971-011-599-0
  • No. Of Pages: 204
  • Size: 5 x 8
  • Edition: 2012
  • Binding: Softbound
  • Description:

    In Torn Between Two Lovers the author takes the reader to Manila where the main character, a divorced Caucasian male from Europe, who is in his mid forties, works as a financial adviser and enjoy his single life as an expat in the Philippines. He meets and is interested in a young Filipina who is reluctant to respond to the advances of the much older foreigner. They enter into a lively exchange of emails to get to know each other before deciding to date. They open up to each other and this foreplay gives him an opportunity to share some life lessons and candid comments on Philippine society. The tender feelings he develops for her remind him of his youth and she is also slowly taken by his charm. however, other players emerge and before they can develop a serious relationship, a crisis erupts, leaving behind a sadder and wiser man.

    This thought-provoking books deals with questions of morality and cultural aspects of Philippines society, Pictured fom a Western point of view, intertwined with the pitfalls of an affair between a young man longing for a family and a much older man looking for a companion.