The Lover (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

May 19, 2016|
The Lover (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Marguerite Duras
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A sensational international bestseller, and winner of Frances'' coveted Prix Goncourt, ''The Lover'' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between two lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl''s family apart.Saigon, 1930s: a poor young French girl meets the elegant son of a wealthy Chinese family. Soon they are lovers, locked into a private world of passion and intensity that defies all the conventions of their society.A sensational international bestseller, ''The Lover'' is disturbing, erotic, masterly and simply unforgettable.
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...
Title:The Lover (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:128 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0 inShipping dimensions:128 pages, 7.8 X 5.08 X 0 inPublished:May 19, 2016Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007205007

ISBN - 13:9780007205004

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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