As you said some women just wait, they dress just for the sake of dressing. As a matter of fact, I often asked myself that before meeting my first lover at sixteen. Or what you told me happened in Paris.
Then she asks, Write what? Again I remember myself, walking hand in hand with a year-old man when I was just sixteen. I have to agree with you, The crucial ambiguity of the image lies in the hat.
Yes, I was some months older than you. You can hear the word hit them, hear the sound of the blow. But that was never us; please tell me so. We who are now almost old ladies, at least well into our mature years.
He looked at you in horror, asked, Is that what you want? But why could we expect to be different?
No answer, just a quick glance immediately averted, a slight shrug, unforgettable. You said it is. He was elegant, not a white man but wearing European clothes. On top of my supposed wisdom, I wonder what is it so mysterious about being a woman.
Yes, you told me I can still see his face, and I do remember the name. A barely discernible distress suddenly seized you, weariness, the light over the river dims, but only slightly.
He slowly comes over to you. I say, Books, novels. I also write, although nobody knows, I am not famous after all. But it saved me nonetheless. Or should I call you my sister, since from the beginning I discovered we shared anguishes and most certainly a great multitude of passions and dreams?
Suddenly inspiration hits me, and I know how we saved ourselves despite our mothers. That image of our mothers certainly stayed with both of us for life, my friend.
I glance outside, and the wind is speeding like my heart is beating, faster and faster, bum, bum, bum, as I get to know you. But while I had two fine sisters, you had two wild brothers that would never do anything.I was 29 when I first read Marguerite Duras's masterpiece, 'The Lover', translated from the French by Barbara Bray.
A revelation and a confrontation in equal measure, it was as if I had burst. Marguerite Duras has books on Goodreads with ratings. Marguerite Duras’s most popular book is اورلیا پاریس. Duras seems to embrace unhappy and violent emotions while rejecting the tenderness offered by her lover.
One cannot help but feel the hopelessness of her existence and of all the characters in the novel. The Lover - Kindle edition by Marguerite Duras. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lover/5().
An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France's Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its first publication in Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover.
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