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Moderato cantabile

Author: Marguerite Duras
Publisher: Richmond : Oneworld Classics, 2008.
Series: Oneworld modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Grime and Detective. Moderato Cantabile is a carefully woven tapestry of emotion that begins with a jealous lover murdering the woman he loves. Fascinated by the crime, Anne returns several times to the bistro where it took place, drinking through the afternoon with the worker who patiently answers her eager questions, inventing what he does not know.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marguerite Duras
ISBN: 9781847490520 1847490522
OCLC Number: 226976060
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: This translation originally published: New York: Grove, 1960; London: Calder & Boyars, 1966.
Description: 122 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oneworld modern classics.
Responsibility: Marguerite Duras ; translated by Richard Seaver.

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Begins with a jealous lover murdering the woman he loves. This book presents a haunting, oblique love story, which demonstrates the author's technique of associating human emotion with locales and  Read more...

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