Marguerite Duras

One of France’s most celebrated writers, Marguerite Duras published L’Amant in 1984. It won the Prix Goncourt, and Barbara Bray’s English translation, The Lover, was published in 1985.

  • The sun sets on the opposite of the Mekong River
    August 21, 2018 | Marguerite Duras
    Photo: Creawebpro / Pixabay In this short excerpt from the early pages of Marguerite Duras’s celebrated work of autofiction, The Lover, Duras looks back to her crossing...

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