The Need to Talk

On Marguerite Duras’s
“The Darkroom”

I first encountered Marguerite Duras as a teenager, not on the page but on the screen. I stayed up late one night to watch on cable television the infamously graphic sex scenes in The Lover, Jean-Jacques Annaud’s 1992 film adaptation of her 1984 novel. . .

Los Angeles Review of Books, July 20, 2021


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