Error rating book. January 30, — Shelved as: to-read. The title, culled from the poem "Le ricordanze" by Giacomo Leopardi , could be translated as 'Glimmering stars of the Great Bear ', and has a strong resonance with the movie's plot: Read more. Discover new books on Goodreads.
I hate to even compare this book to the classic, Lolita , by Vladimir Nabokov because the only link that connects these two stories is the presence of a child-adult sexual relationship. Sure there's a side-story of how Sandra, AKA Sandra-model, has an internal coming-of-age struggle in which she must choose between remaining a child or emancipation and throwing herself into the adult world. Connect: CHAT. Want to Read saving….