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The Malady of Death Marguerite Duras

The Malady of Death

Marguerite Duras

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A man hires a woman to spend several weeks with him by the sea. The woman is no one in particular, a she, a warm, moist body with a beating heart—the enigma of Other. Skilled in the mechanics of sex, he desires through her to penetrate a differentMoreA man hires a woman to spend several weeks with him by the sea. The woman is no one in particular, a she, a warm, moist body with a beating heart—the enigma of Other. Skilled in the mechanics of sex, he desires through her to penetrate a different mystery: he wants to learn to love. It isnt a matter of will, she tells him. Still, he wants to try . . .This beautifully wrought erotic novel is an extended haiku on the meaning of love, perhaps a sudden lapse in the logic of the universe,” and its absence, the malady of death.