NORTH CHINA LOVER

NORTH CHINA LOVER

By: DURAS, MARGUERITE

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An elegant new paperback edition of one of Marguerite Duras's most important books.
Far more daring and truthful than any of her other novels, "The North China Lover" is a fascinating retelling of the dramatic experiences of Duras's adolescence that shaped her most famous work. Initially conceived as notes toward a screenplay for "The Lover," this later novel, written toward the end of her life, emphasizes the tougher aspects of her youth in Indochina and possesses the intimate feel of a documentary. Both shocking and enthralling, the story Duras tells is "so powerfully imagined (or remembered) that it...lingers like a strong perfume" ("Publishers Weekly"). Hailed by the French critics as a return to "the Duras of the great books and the great days," it is a mature and complex rendering of a formative period in the author's life.

Title: NORTH CHINA LOVER

Author Name: DURAS, MARGUERITE

Categories: Literature, Fiction, Short Story Collections and Author Bios,

ISBN Number: 1565840437

ISBN Number 13: 9781565840430

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: GOOD / VERY GOOD

Item: 1.00

Seller ID: 171984

Description: [DURAS, MARGUERITE]