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And when their two pairs of lips are close together, their bodies become cut off, and then you see their decapitated heads, what would be impossible to see in real life, you see their lips facing, half marguerote, open still more, and their jaws falling apart as if in death, and then, suddenly, in a brusque and fatal release, their lips join and suck like octopuses in a crushing kiss, as if trying with the delirious hunger of starvation to devour, to absorb each other and bring about a total and reciprocal disappearance and absorption.


Dec 30, Lev rated it it was amazing. The Tattooist of Auschwitz Heather Morris.

Though it’s got a very French sensibility bleak, nihilistic and materialistic I actually really liked The Sea Wall, which is set in s French Indochina. This death leads to a visit to the city of Ram, where they meet Monsieur Jo, a young and wealthy planter.

The portrait of colonial Indochina beginning Part II is breathtaking. Trois Contes Gustave Flaubert. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. She was born at Gia-Dinh, near Saigon, French Indochina now Vietnamafter her parents responded to a campaign by the French paxifique encouraging people to work in the colony.

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The Sea Wall 3. Apr 18, Eric Cepela rated it really liked it. Their bodies entwined, their lips approach with nightmare slowness. Al mismo tiempo, un libro donde los tres personajes principales, madre, hijo e hija, colonos blancos marginales y pobrisimos en Indochina francesa, luchan incansablemente con lo que pueden, con lo que poco que tienen, contra la adversidad implacable que los rodea: Duras writes marvelously about film.

This book provokes reflection about hope, obligation and suffering, and I will certainly read it again sometime. Steeped in a sense of frustrated longing, of impossible desire – for love, for escape, for salvation; of loneliness, awakening sexuality, uh, hope, maryuerite and lust – this book comes paciifique like a slow fever and doesn’t break its hold on you until the final words.


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The Guest Cat Takashi Hiraide. Again she tells how a young girl gives herself up to a passion she barely understands and how her financially straitened family uses the events to improve their situation. Impossible idea, absurd idea, to which quite evidently the physical organs are not adapted.

Un barrage contre le Pacifique

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Read this book and then download Mr. Un barrage contre le Pacifique. Great book to reread – it’s true that you never read the same book twice – glad I did.

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At 17, Marguerite went to France, her parents’ native country, where she began studying for a degree in mathematics. May 11, Megan rated it really liked it.

Contge, it’s not all gloom and Beckett and Sartre because Duras, in this 1st version of her affair has given us, conventionally-prosed, something wonderfully reminiscent of Carson McCullers. Tides of resignation and futility lap at the sea walls Duras writes about.