Coincidentally, one of the French directors working on these last two episodes explained that traditionally in France, the violet is the kind of flower a husband will buy his wife when he has disappointed her.King explains how it symbolizes the tragedy of her relationship with Petrovsky since they've moved to Paris, and her disappointment with not only him but her entire experience."Concerns were raised that this was happening in hotels, and indeed, there is evidence that it did happen in hotels," he said.
Forced into prostitution because her jailed drug addict husband won't give her a divorce, the judge who refuses to sign the papers makes her his mistress.
"Iranians are a creative people and learn quickly how to get round prohibitions...
To compensate for forced public fronts" people can go "out of bounds in regards to sex, drugs and alcohol", he added.
Those involved in heavy kink have trouble with intimacy, she notes; and these oft-geeky types do not resemble the fantasies purveyed on MTV.
But be on guard: "These are not expert conclusions" but just the author's. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.