By Marguerite Duras
"Duras's language and writing shine like crystals."—The New Yorker
"A surprising luck. . . . Duras is on the top of her powers."—Edmund White
Available for the 1st time in English, Abahn Sabana David is a late-career masterpiece from certainly one of France's maximum writers.
Late one night, David and Sabana—members of a communist group—arrive at a rustic apartment the place they meet Abahn, the guy they've been despatched to protect and finally kill for his perceived transgressions. A fourth guy arrives (also named Abahn), and through the evening those 4 characters talk about existential principles of knowing, capitalism, violence, revolution, and canines, whereas a gun lurks within the history the total time.
Suspenseful and thought-provoking, Duras's novel calls to brain the performs of Samuel Beckett within the manner it explores human lifestyles and ache within the complicated modern world.
Marguerite Duras wrote dozens of performs, movie scripts, and novels, together with The Ravishing of Lol Stein, the ocean Wall, and Hiroshima, Mon Amour. She's such a lot famous for the sweetheart, which bought the Goncourt Prize in 1984 and used to be made right into a movie in 1992. this can be her 3rd e-book to be released via Open Letter.
Kazim Ali is a poet, essayist, and novelist, and has released a translation of Water's Footfall through Sohrab Sepehri as well as co-translating Duras's L'Amour. He teaches at Oberlin collage and the college of Southern Maine.
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Abahn Sabana David by Marguerite Duras