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The Lover Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover KindleSet against the backdrop of French colonial Vietnam, The Lover reveals the intimacies and intricacies of a clandestine romance between a pubescent girl from a financially strapped French family and an older, wealthy Chinese Vietnamese man from Wikipedia.


About the Author: Marguerite Duras

Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover KindleMarguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras pronounced ma g it dy as in French April , March , was a French writer and film directorShe was born at Gia Dinh, near Saigon, French Indochina now Vietnam , after her parents responded to a campaign by the French government encouraging people to work in the colonyMarguerite s father fell ill soon after their arrival, and returned to France, where he died After his death, her mother, a teacher, remained in Indochina with her three children The family lived in relative poverty after a bad investment in an isolated property and area of farmland in Cambodia t te de pisse The difficult life that the family experienced during this period was highly influential on Marguerite s later workAt , Marguerite went to France, her parents native country, where she began studying for a degree in mathematics This she soon abandoned to concentrate on political sciences, and then law After completing her studies, she became an active member of the PCF the French Communist Party and was engaged in the resistanceIn she changed her surname to Duras for Duras, the name of a village in the Lot et Garonne d partement, where her father s house was locatedShe is the author of a great many novels, plays, films, interviews, and short narratives, including her best selling, apparently autobiographical work L Amant , translated into English as The Lover This text won the Goncourt prize in The story of her adolescence also appears in three other forms The Sea Wall, Eden Cinema and The North China Lover A film version of The Lover, produced by Claude Berri, was released to great success in Other major works include Moderato Cantabile, also made into a film of the same name, Le Ravissement de Lol V Stein, and her film India Song She also wrote the screenplay for the French film Hiroshima mon amour, which was directed by Alain ResnaisDuras s early novels were fairly conventional in form their romanticism was criticised by fellow writer Raymond Queneau however, with Moderato Cantabile she becameexperimental, paring down her texts to give ever increasing importance to what was not said She was associated with the Nouveau roman French literary movement, although did not definitively belong to any group Her films are also experimental in form, most eschewing synch sound, using voice over to allude to, rather than tell, a story over images whose relation to what is said may beor less tangentialMarguerite s adult life was somewhat difficult, despite her success as a writer, and she was known for her periods of alcoholism She died in Paris, aged from throat cancer and is interred in the Cimeti re du Montparnasse Her tomb is marked simply MDFrom wikipedia.



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    Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover KindleAWARDED THE 1984 PRIX GONCOURT The story of my life doesn t exist Does not exist There s never any centre to it No path, no line There are great spaces where you pretend there used to be someone, but it s not true, there was no one The young Marguerite DurasShe has pretty hair, copper hair that spools down her back in waves of alluring movement People always comment on how beautiful her hair is which she interprets to mean that they don t find her pretty She cuts her hair off S AWARDED THE 1984 PRIX GONCOURT The


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    Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover Kindle252 L Amant The Lover The Lover 1 , Marguerite DurasThe Lover is an autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras, published in 1984 It has been translated to 43 languages and was awarded the 1984 Prix Goncourt It was adapted to film in 1992 as The Lover Set against the backdrop of French colonial Vietnam, The Lover reveals the intimacies and intricacies of a clandestine romance between a pubescent girl from a financially strapped French family and an older, wealthy Chinese man In 1929, 252 L Amant The Lover The Lover 1 , Marguerite DurasThe Lover is an autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras, published in 1984 It has been translated to 43 languages and was awarded the 1984 Prix Goncourt It was adapted to film in 1992 as The Lover Set against the backdrop of French colonial Vietnam, The Lover reveals the intimacies and intricacies of a clandestine romance between a pubescent girl from a financially strapped French family and an older, wealthy Chinese ma


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    Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover KindleMy full review, as well as my other thoughts on reading, can be found on my blog.An autobiographical story about an affair between a young French girl and a Chinese man, set near Saigon, The Lover wavers between


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    Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover KindleA world away from the intelligence insulting and glorified trash of E L James, Marguerite Duras has written a sparse, minimal and painfully sad erotic love story that never gets drawn into the realms of romantic fantasy.And to deeply appreciate The Lover , it needs to be looked at from the pe


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    Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover Kindle Very early in my life it was too late. and Death came before the end of his story When he was still alive it had already happened. The first, very striking quote, is on the opening page Like the second quote, it teases about horrors not yet explained that may never be Marguerite Duras wrote this autobiographical novella over a few months around her 70th birthday The narrative is dreamy and disjointed Her family is damaged and disjointed She slips between first and third persons, tenses, Very


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    Paperback ☆ The Lover PDF/EPUB Ð lover kindle, The LoverThe Lover KindleDesireThe first time ever I saw your face was on the ferry.I had my head buried in a copy of the South China Morning Post My father had said, if I read it every day, I would learn about the world around us, and his boy would become a man Only then would I be ready to take over the family business after him.He was right, in his way I was thin and soft and na ve, even though I had


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