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Marguerite Duras
(1914-1996) born on
Apr 04
French novelist, playwright. She is internationally known for her screenplays of "Hiroshima mon amour," 1959 and "India Song," 1975 and her novel novel "L'Amant," 1984.
Nowhere is one more alone than in Paris. . . and yet surrounded by crowds. Nowhere is one more likely to incur greater ridicule. And no visit is more essential.

No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
A journalist is someone who looks at the world and the way it works, someone who takes a close look at things every day and reports what she sees, someone who represents the world, the event, for others.
Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
It's afterwards you realize that the feeling of happiness you had with a man didn't necessarily prove that you loved him.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Tourists in Paris," in "France-Observateur" (Paris), 1957; repr. in "Outside: Selected Writings," 1984.
R: "Practicalities," "Alcohol," 1987.
A: Foreword , "Outside: Selected Writings," 1984.
N: In "International Herald Tribune," (Paris), 28 Mar 1990.
K: "Practicalities," "The Chimneys of India Song, " 1987.

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