Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Duras was one of Europe's most distinguished authors. She is best recognized outside of France for her filmscript Hiroshima Mon Amour and her Prix Goncourt-winning novel THE LOVER, which was also adapted into a film. LA DOLEUR, BLUE EYES BLACK HAIR, SUMMER RAIN, and THE NORTH CHINA LOVER are among her other works. Marguerite Duras was born in Indochina in 1914 and died in 1996.