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Classics of Erotic Fiction (#6)

“Suddenly, all at once, she knows, knows that he doesn’t understand her, that he never will, that he lacks the power to understand such perverseness. And that he can never move fast enough to catch her.”
― Marguerite Duras, The Lover

Classic Erotic Fiction

What If...

“…as long as nothing happens between them, the memory is cursed with what hasn’t happened.”
― Marguerite Duras, Blue Eyes, Black Hair

There are times when I’m with someone. 314 more words

Women's Wit & Wisdom ~ January 15th

“The woman is the home. That’s where she used to be, and that’s where she still is. You might ask me, What if a man tries to be part of the home — will the woman let him? 19 more words


Quick Quotes #76

That she had so completely recovered her sanity was a source of sadness to her. One should never be cured of one’s passion.  - Marguerite Duras, 1914 – 1996

In English- Please.

Marguerite Duras: EL AMANTE

“En las historias de mis libros que se remontan a la infancia, de repente ya no sé de qué he evitado hablar, de qué he hablado, creo haber hablado del amor que sentíamos por nuestra madre pero no sé si he hablado del odio que también le teníamos y del amor que nos teníamos unos a otros y también del odio, terrible, en esta historia común de ruina y muerte que era la de nuestra familia, de todos modos, tanto en la del amor como en la del odio, y que aún escapa a mi entendimiento, me es inaccesible, oculta en lo más profundo de mi piel, ciega como un recién nacido. 199 more words


25 août 2013 18H Strasbourg 25 August 2013 6 pm

Je devine un peu la raison pour laquelle l’EDITEUR m’envoie cette interview de Marguerite Duras qui, si elle n’est pas vraiment récente, va préparer notre rencontre de mercredi. 636 more words


Sa Dec and Cai Be

Day 16 Wednesday 31 December 2014

We have been away from home over two weeks – this is probably the longest holiday ever, but as I no longer go to work it is perhaps more appropriate to say that this is the way we live now! 1,077 more words