The North China Lover

The North China Lover

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Hailed in France as "an incomparable pleasure, " Marguerite Duras's newest novel is a fascinating retelling of the dramatic experiences of her adolescence that have shaped her work. For more daring and truthful now than any book she has written before, it emphasizes the realities of her youth in Indochina and reveals much that her earlier works concealed.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 137 x 208 x 16.26mm | 284g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1565840437
  • 9781565840430
  • 51,562

About Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras (1914-1996) was one of France's most important literary figures. She is the author of such acclaimed novels as The Lover, The Ravishing of Lol Stein, and The Sailor from Gibraltar and wrote the screenplay for Hiroshima Mon Amour. The New Press has published translations of her books The North China Lover, The War, and Wartime Writings.
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2 7% (143)
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