Marguerite duras must have led an extraordinary, emotionally complex, devastating childhood if any of the scenes of this work are real because my french is a work in progress, i read l'amant de la chine du nord (the north china lover) in short bursts over the summer when i was in the mood, but in the last few days i decided to devote a few hours to it every day, and i don't regret it at all. Marguerite duras' the lover is a semi-autobiographical story of forbidden love between a 15-year-old french girl and her 27-year-old chinese lover, the son of a millionaire the nameless young woman, the narrator of this story, comes from an abusive family, and this causes her to be emotionally shut down. Visit amazoncouk's marguerite duras page and shop for all marguerite duras books check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of marguerite duras.
About marguerite duras marguerite duras is the author of many acclaimed novels and screenplays, including the lover, the ravishing of lol stein, and the film script for hiroshima, mon amour one of france's most important literary figures, duras died in paris in 1996. The lover was an intimate and fascinating reading experience marguerite duras has such a vivid way of telling the story that i was immediately drawn in however, the sluggish aspects of the book eventually made it a bit difficult for me to get to the ending with speedish delight. The lover (harper perennial modern classics) by marguerite duras we'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.
Marguerite donnadieu, known as marguerite duras (french: (1984), translated into english as the lover, which describes her youthful affair with a chinese man. The lover is at least partly autobiographical, representing marguerite duras' personal recollection of and confession about her childhood and her first love affair the dates and places given in. Visit amazoncom's marguerite duras store and shop for all marguerite duras books and other marguerite duras related products (dvd, cd, apparel) check out pictures, bibliography, biography and community discussions about marguerite duras. Based on her childhood growing up in and around saigon in the 1930s, marguerite duras' the lover is a languid, almost meditative autobiographical novel at once erotic, disturbing, beautiful, shocking and revealing at the centre of the book is duras' affair with the son of a wealthy chinese. Buy harper perennial modern classics - the lover by marguerite duras from amazon's fiction books store everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction.
The lover by marguerite duras, which was an international best seller and winner of the prix goncourt in france, tells the story of a young french girl growing up in indochina in the 1930s and her affair with the son of a chinese millionaire. Fifty years have passed since the young girl in the autobiographical the lover discovered passion with an older man now, marguerite duras has written a homage to a new lover, yann andrea, a man thirty years her junior, who over the past twelve years has lifted her from the depths of despair, illness, and alcoholism, and whose devotion has enabled her to create some of her best-known works. The lover (french: l'amant) is a 1992 drama film produced by claude berri and directed by jean-jacques annaudbased on the semi-autobiographical 1984 novel by marguerite duras, the film details the illicit affair between a teenage french girl and a wealthy chinese man in 1929 french indochina.
Editions for the lover: 0375700528 (paperback published in 1998), 2707306959 (paperback published in 1984), 880781031x (paperback published in 1985), 847. Marguerite duras is the author of many acclaimed novels and screenplays, including the lover, the ravishing of lol stein, and the film script for hiroshima, mon amour one of france's most important literary figures, duras died in paris in 1996. Read the lover by marguerite duras online on bookmate - a sensational international bestseller, and winner of frances' coveted prix goncourt, 'the lover' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incande. Read the lover by marguerite duras with rakuten kobo an international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of france's prix goncourt, the love.
The lover, a novel by marguerite duras, is a book i've had on my to-read list ever since i read a review of the film adaptation more than twenty years ago the book is probably autobiographical fiction, since i have read that almost all of duras's books are based on her own life. The north china lover: a novel [marguerite duras, leigh hafrey] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers far more daring and truthful than any of her other novels, the north china lover is a fascinating retelling of the dramatic experiences of duras's adolescence that shaped her most famous work. Buy the lover by marguerite duras (isbn: ) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.