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Author Duras, Marguerite.

Title The lover / Marguerite Duras ; translated from the French by Barbara Bray ; introduction by Maxine Hong Kingston
Edition First Pantheon paperback edition
Published New York : Pantheon Books, [1997]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  840.912 D9522 A6/L 1997  AVAILABLE
Description 117 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Summary Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts
Notes English translation of: L'amant
Translation of L'amant
Subject Man-woman relationships -- Indochina -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Indochina -- Fiction.
Indochina -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Romance fiction.
Author Bray, Barbara.
Kingston, Maxine Hong.
LC no. 99166709
ISBN 0375400850
Other Titles Amant. English