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La Douleur - Marguerite Duras
La Douleur
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9782070387045 (2070387046)
Publisher: Editions Gallimard
Pages no: 218
Edition language: French
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Since 9/11, there has been much debate about whether torture is justified. Its apologists in the Bush-Cheney administration were eloquent about why it can sometimes be necessary. We were frequently told about ticking time-bombs and the threat of a mushroom cloud over an American city. Some horrifyin...
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5.0 La Douleur
Aferthought:I went to see de Santiago Amigorena's Another silence recently and it deals, as does Duras, with the issue of revenge. What a fine contrast. The heroine, whose husband and child are murdered, sets about revenge as coldly as does Duras in the story where she talks about torturing a collab...
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3.0 The War
Okay. This is a difficult book to review, because it's divided into distinct sections and each one is different in style and in quality. The first section centers on her waiting for the return of her husband from Germany, not knowing if he would return or if he'd been killed. Then he does return and...
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