Thursday, February 23, 2017
Book Review - "The Lover" by Marguerite Duras
3.5 stars rounded up to 4. The emotions portrayed are not only related to the poignant forbidden love between two unlikely lovers because of their differences in age, race and class, but also connected to tense family relationships, especially the bitter-sweet mother-daughter relationship.
My nit-pick was that sometimes I got confused about the timeline as the story flips back and forth.
I had seen the movie many years ago and now think that I enjoyed the film more than the novel.