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It was okay, but it honestly seemed a bit pretentious and there are a lot of non sequitur anecdotes included. Read morePublished 2 days ago by jmm28
I so LOVED the movie the lover and it tore me up inside knowing because of the times they could not be together they loved each other and i teared up many times reading how... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Marguerite Duras is a fine writer and whilst I quite enjoyed this novella I found the style rather strange. Perhaps the translation adds to this. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Annie
I have to admit that I saw the movie based on this book, before I read the book.
The author’s writing style is unusual, with short, clipped sentences and little... Read more
Duras is a master of understated romantic eroticism. This book is beautiful - but you don't know it's beautiful until the book leaves you like a lover. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Exordia N.