MARGUERITE DURAS

The Lover

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An international best-seller and a winner of France’s Prix Goncourt, ‘The Lover’ has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its first publication in 1984.

Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras’s childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France’s colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts.

Marguerite Duras was one of the leading intellectuals and literary figures of postwar France and is best known around the world for her novel ‘The Lover’, and for her brilliant film script ‘Hiroshima, Mon Amour’.

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The Lover
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