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The Lover

Service95 Recommends The Lover by Marguerite Duras

The Lover

Marguerite Duras

Service95 Recommends the political love story The Lover by Marguerite Duras. Embark on a journey through the intricate tapestry of human connection, where passion and desire converge in a novel that captures the complexities of the heart. Explore The Lover and other suggestions with Service95 Recommends today! 

What We Say: This semi-autobiographical novel by Duras is a captivating exploration of forbidden love in French colonial Vietnam. The author presents a nuanced portrayal of human emotions and societal constraints through poetic language and insightful, emotional observations. The novel's transcendent love story lingers in the reader's mind long after finishing the book, inspiring us to reflect on the complexities of the human experience and the power of love to overcome even the most daunting obstacles.

What They Say: “Perfect, a 'tour de force'… accessible in the way Thomas Mann’s Death In Venice or DM Thomas’s The White Hotel are accessible… dealing successfully with the strong themes of erotic love and death” – New York Times

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