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Thalia Book Club: The Lover

Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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Summary

Catherine Lacey (Nobody Is Ever Missing), Akhil Sharma (Family Life), Francoise Mouly (art editor at The New Yorker), and Kate Zambreno (Heroines, Green Girl) discuss the acclaimed novel in celebration of its 30th anniversary. Marguerite Duras' (Hiroshima Mon Amour) haunting, luminous book tells of the tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover in prewar Indochina. With a reading by Kathleen Chalfant (The Affair, Angels in America on Broadway).

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  • T. Metcalf
  • 11-01-17

Lack of book

The views and background of the various speakers about the book was interesting, but I wanted to listen to the book itself.

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  • tracey houston
  • 31-03-19

THIS IS NOT THE BOOK

I’m not pleased. I wasted a credit on what I thought was the book. This is nothing more than a discussion of the book.

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  • Dhuha Darweesh
  • 21-02-19

I Feel DUMB

I Thought this was the actual audiobook yall played me fr! It is literally some really boring people discussing the book, like who would actually wanna listen to that!