The Lover (Harper Perennial Modern Class

by Marguerite Duras


The Lover (Harper Perennial Modern Class | 9780007205004 | Marguerite Duras

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:16/01/2006 by HarperCollins Publishers


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.