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The lover by marguerite duras, which was an international best seller and winner of the prix goncourt in france, tells the story of a young french girl growing up in indochina in the 1930s and her affair with the son of a chinese millionaire she does not love him and his father refuses to allow them to stay together. Buy l'amant by marguerite duras, karl stoppel (isbn: 9783150197042) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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