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Description - Moderato Cantabile by Marguerite Duras

"Moderato Cantabile" is a carefully woven tapestry of emotion that begins with a jealous lover murdering the woman he loves. Fascinated by the crime, Anne returns several times to the bistro where it took place, drinking through the afternoon with the worker who patiently answers her eager questions, inventing what he does not know. This is a haunting, oblique love story, which perfectly demonstrates Duras' technique of associating human emotion with locales and landscapes.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847490520
ISBN-10: 1847490522
Format: Paperback
Pages: 150
Imprint: Oneworld Classics Ltd
Publisher: Alma Books Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras won the Prix Goncourt in 1985 and has won many other prizes. In addition to novels, she has written plays and film scenarios, the most famous of which is Hiroshima, Mon Amour. Born in French Indo-China in 1914, she died in Paris in early 1996.

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