The French vice-consul falls in love with the French ambassador's beautiful and promiscuous wife in Calcutta. Meanwhile, in the streets outside the embassy, a mad beggar woman roams, haunted by her tragic past. The story moves from elegant diplomatic receptions to squalid alleys.
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flamingo pbk,1990About the Author:
Marguerite Duras (1914 96) was a French writer and filmmaker and the author of many books, including The Lover.
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Book Description Fontana, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110006544118