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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Pub Ltd
Publication date February 4, 2008
Pages 144
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780007268290
ISBN-10 0007268297
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.70
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A sensational international bestseller, and winner of France's coveted Prix Goncourt, 'The Lover' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between two lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl's family apart.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A sensational international bestseller, and winner of France's coveted Prix Goncourt, 'The Lover' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between two lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl's family apart. Saigon, 1930s: a poor young French girl meets the elegant son of a wealthy Chinese family. Soon they are lovers, locked into a private world of passion and intensity that defies all the conventions of their society. A sensational international bestseller, 'The Lover' is disturbing, erotic, masterly. Here is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between the lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl's family apart.

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This edition contains multiple works--typically stories or entire novels--that are found in different collections. Below find each work in this edition grouped by how you can find each.
Editions for the work The Lover
Paperback
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from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (February 4, 2008)
9780007268290 | details & prices | 144 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $13.70
This edition also contains The Lover
About: A sensational international bestseller, and winner of France's coveted Prix Goncourt, 'The Lover' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between two lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl's family apart.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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from Simon & Schuster (May 1, 1987)
9780671641054 | details & prices | List price $14.95
About: Set in the colonial era of prewar Indochina, a 15-year-old French girl is caught between her mother's dreams and her rich Chinese lover.
Editions for the work The Lover
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780375400858 Book cover for 9780394545882 Book cover for 9780517649008 Book cover for 9780816140527
 
With Maxine Hong Kingston (other contributor), Barbara Bray (other contributor) | from Pantheon Books (November 1, 1997)
9780375400858 | details & prices | 117 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $16.00
About: In prewar Indochina during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (June 1, 1986)
9780816140527 | details & prices | List price $13.95
About: In pre-war Indochina, during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
from Pantheon Books (June 1, 1985)
9780394545882 | details & prices | List price $11.95
About: In prewar Indochina during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
With Athanase Papadopoulos (other contributor), Lizhen Ji (other contributor) | from Random House Inc (May 1, 1985)
9780517649008 | details & prices | List price $3.99
This edition also contains Sophus Lie and Felix Klein: The Erlangen Program and Its Impact in Mathematics and Physics
About: An international best-seller with more than one million copies in print and a winner of France's Prix Goncourt, The Lover has been acclaimed by critics all over the world since its first publication in 1984.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780007268290 Book cover for 9780060975210 Book cover for 9780375700521
 
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With Marguerite Duras | from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (February 4, 2008)
9780007268290 | details & prices | 144 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $13.70
This edition also contains The Lover
About: A sensational international bestseller, and winner of France's coveted Prix Goncourt, 'The Lover' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between two lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl's family apart.
With Maxine Hong Kingston (other contributor), Barbara Bray | from Pantheon Books (October 1, 1998)
9780375700521 | details & prices | 117 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $12.95
About: The story of an affair between a fifteen-year-old French girl and her Chinese lover, set in prewar Indochina
Rei mti edition from Perennial (September 1, 1992)
9780060975210 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $11.00
About: Set in prewar Indochina, this novel tells the story of an affair between a fifteen-year-old French girl and her Chinese lover

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