Publish date: February 26th 2010
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
“People ought to be told of such things. Ought to be taught that immortality is mortal, that it can die, it’s happened before and it happens still.” (90%) The prose is so beautiful, so evocative, that I am immediately transported into the world of “The Lover”. I am glad I read the introduction, conf...
Very well crafted. Intense. Hateful.
This is a review of the English translation of a French novel. Sometimes, it can be good when school forces me to read a book. College and grad school have helped me discover many amazing stories that I never would have picked up on my own. Other times, (okay, most times) forced school reads are a...
68. THE LOVER, BY MARGUERITE DURASI can’t remember who recommended this to me. Yes, I know, very rude of me; I should have kept a list, or something. If you’re reading this, I’m very sorry. Feel free to let me know who you are so I can apologize properly. The recommendation was very much appreciated...
Lei, quindici anni e mezzo. Vive in un pensionato a Saigon. Frequenta il liceo francese. Scarpe di lamé dorato coi tacchi alti. Cappello maschile con la tesa piatta. Frutto acerbo e volitivo, tormentata e allo stesso tempo consapevole di ciò che vuole dall’amore e dalla vita. Lui ha dodici anni più ...
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