Duras

'I would like to see someone write about me the way I write. Such a book would include everything at once,' Marguerite Duras once said. Alain Vircondelet meets her wish, purposely emulating Duras's own style of prose, and writing in the present tense.
This first full length biography separates fact from fiction, from her birth in colonial Indochina, the intellectual skirmishes of the 1950s, the leftist movements of the 1960s, and the signing of Manifesto 343 in 1971 to say she had had an abortion.

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press. First American edition
Edition: First Edition
Place Published: Normal, ILL
Stamped 'Review Copy' on the half-title page, top edge dusty, else fine in dustwrapper.


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