From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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Primitive language. Is it due to the translation or because it is written that way. Did not even finish it.Published 11 months ago by Reva
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 on February 16, 2014 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