Best, brilliant, simple and touching beyond reason. I believe it doesn't require adding more. I strongly recommend the novel, although it is definately a book for adults, not only... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Aleksandra
I recommend you watch first the movie with Jane March and Tony Leung.
From what I understand, Duras wrote "The Lover," which was later made into the movie... Read more
Marguerite Donnadieu, who adopted the pen name "Duras" from the name of a small village in southwestern France, was born in what was once called French Indochine, and now is more... Read morePublished on March 4, 2013 by John P. Jones III
I fell in love with the movie which drew me to the book. I have never been so moved. This is a love story that will stay with you forever.Published on June 18, 2012 by A. Nicholson
I'd read some reviews before reading this "novel", and I thought I was prepared for the sparse style Duras employed, but that did not turn out to be the case; I found her writing... Read morePublished on May 20, 2012 by Smilin Sam
This is an excellent book if you want to know what it was like to fall in love in another time. Duras writing enables you to feel like you are walking the same streets and riding... Read morePublished on November 15, 2011 by BookLover21
A true story, Marguerite Duras wrote of her scandalous love affair at the age of fourteen with the 26 year old heir of a wealthy Chinese family in Viet Nam. Read morePublished on March 13, 2010 by Vincent Poirier