Book Title: The Lover
Author: Mariama Ba
Format: Paperback | 128 pages
Publication Date: 26 Feb 2010
A sensational international bestseller, and winner of Frances' 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 and simply unforgettable.