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Marguerite Duras was one of Europe's most distinguished writers. The author of many novels and screenplays, she is perhaps best known outside France for her filmscript Hiroshima Mon Amour and her Prix Goncourt-winning novel THE LOVER, also filmed. Her other books include LA DOLEUR, BLUE EYES BLACK HAIR, SUMMER RAIN and THE NORTH CHINA LOVER. Born in Indochina in 1914, Marguerite Duras died in 1996.

If you like Marguerite Duras you might also like to read books by Jean Genet and Anais Nin.

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The Lover by Marguerite Duras
The Lover
Marguerite Duras
May 2011 Guest Editor Carol Drinkwater on The Lover... Set in French-occupied Indochina during the 1930s, it recounts an illicit love affair between an adolescent school girl and the suave son of a rich Chinese businessman. Duras claimed it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2006

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