The Sailor From Gibraltar

by Marguerite Duras
The Sailor From Gibraltar
  • ISBN-13: 9781934824047
  • Author(s): Marguerite Duras
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Imprint: Open Letter
  • Publication Date: 26-09-2013
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£11.99
Disaffected, bored with his career at the French Colonial Ministry (where he has copied out birth and death certificates for eight years), and disgusted by a mistress whose vapid optimism arouses his most violent misogyny, the narrator finds himself at the point of complete breakdown while vacationing in Florence. After leaving his mistress and the Ministry behind forever, he joins the crew of The Gibraltar, a yacht captained by Anna, a beautiful American in perpetual search of her sometime lover, a young man known only as the Sailor from Gibraltar.''
About the book

Disaffected, bored with his career at the French Colonial Ministry (where he has copied out birth and death certificates for eight years), and disgusted by a mistress whose vapid optimism arouses his most violent misogyny, the narrator finds himself at the point of complete breakdown while vacationing in Florence. After leaving his mistress and the Ministry behind forever, he joins the crew of The Gibraltar, a yacht captained by Anna, a beautiful American in perpetual search of her sometime lover, a young man known only as the Sailor from Gibraltar.''

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