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The Ravishing of Lol Stein - Marguerite Duras, Richard Seever
The Ravishing of Lol Stein
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Lol Stein is a beautiful young woman, securely married, settled in a comfortable life, and a voyeur.
Lol Stein is a beautiful young woman, securely married, settled in a comfortable life, and a voyeur.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780394743042 (0394743040)
ASIN: 394743040
Publisher: Pantheon
Pages no: 181
Edition language: English
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WorldInColour
WorldInColour rated it
The writing of Marguerite Duras reminded me of movies such as 'Festen' and 'Melancholia'. It seems detached from reality, empty even, and the more you read, the more the whole book seems to disappear. 'Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein' is not an easy book to read, but it is a very strong intellectual ...
target acquired
target acquired rated it
3.0
so there's this chick Lol Stein, a real blank broad, gets ditched by her cougar-lovin' fiance. bitch goes crazy, but the quiet kinda crazy, the kinda crazy you keep to yourself. girl gets married to some musician type. years later, she's a mother of three, living in her old town, and she gets wrappe...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
2.0 The rapture of Lol V. Stein;
Well, this review turned out to be a whole helluva lot harder to write than I thought when I was snorting my way through this book. This was chosen as a group read for a romance reading group, out of list of capital-L Literature books that are read primarily for their sexual content, stuff like The ...
Minor Characters
Minor Characters rated it
This book has haunted me since I first read it three years ago. I remembered so well the feeling I had while reading this the first time, lethargic and removed from reality, as if a veil had fallen between myself and the rest of the world, the edges of everything having gone soft and blurry, and th...
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