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.

  • 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…