She has created characters and written a story very unique in emotions and thoughts.
The Lover by Marquerite Duras is a well written book, structured like dreams and memories rather than a chronological or logical sequence of events and impressions.
The style in which it is written is just beautiful to me, and I love reading the book over and over just as I enjoyed watching the movie.
I'd give this poorly written book no stars if that was allowed. The author dwelt too long on some subjects, and jumped decades in others. Read morePublished 7 days ago by R. Wood
Hummm. What to say about this one. OK story, often told in "flashbacks," so could be a bit hard to follow some times. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Dead British Authors
I was given this book when in came out in 1985 and it has taken me almost 30 years to sit down and read it. I am glad I finally did. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Eric Lee Smith
I would have liked much more about what it was like in Vietnam at the time, rather than all the family dysfunction.Published 23 days ago by Gayle
My friend recommended it for its unique perspective about love and sexuality. I started it and was mesmerized by the meandering narrative into a world I'm not familiar with and the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Z. Gorman
If you see the movie you will love to buy the book , so poetic , certainly something to have in your library .Published 2 months ago by Car
I had seen the film quite a few years ago. It was, I think, the first Western film actually filmed in Vietnam since The American War. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cliff Lapp