By Marguerite Duras
A global best-seller with multiple million copies in print and a winner of France's Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by way of critics around the world considering that its first e-book in 1984.
Set within the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's early life, this can be the haunting story of a tumultuous affair among a youngster French lady and her chinese language lover. In spare but luminous prose, Duras inspires existence at the margins of Saigon within the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its illustration within the passionate courting among unforgettable outcasts.
Long unavailable in hardcover, this variation of The Lover encompasses a new creation by way of Maxine Hong Kingston that appears again at Duras's global from an interesting new perspective--that of a customer to Vietnam today.
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