The Lover

The Lover Author Marguerite Duras
ISBN-10 0375700528
ISBN-13 9780375700521
Year 1998-09-08
Pages 128
Language English
Publisher Pantheon
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An international best seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of Frances 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 Durass 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 Frances colonial empire and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts Long unavailable in hardcover this edition of The Lover includes a new introduction by Maxine Hong Kingston that looks back at Duras s world from an intriguing new perspectivethat of a visitor to Vietnam today With an introduction by Maxine Hong Kingston translated from the French by Barbara Bray

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