The Sailor from Gibraltar

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Bored with his career and disgusted by his girlfriend, the narrator of The Sailor of Gibraltar finds himself at the point of complete breakdown while vacationing. He leaves his mistress behind, instead joining the crew of The Gibraltar, a yacht captained by Anna, a beautiful American in search of her sometime lover.

"A haunting tale of strange and random passion." --New York Times Book Review.

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Overview

Bored with his career and disgusted by his girlfriend, the narrator of The Sailor of Gibraltar finds himself at the point of complete breakdown while vacationing. He leaves his mistress behind, instead joining the crew of The Gibraltar, a yacht captained by Anna, a beautiful American in search of her sometime lover.

"A haunting tale of strange and random passion." --New York Times Book Review.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934824047
  • Publisher: Open Letter
  • Publication date: 12/15/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 318
  • Sales rank: 1,453,664
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Marguerite Duras wrote dozens of plays, film scripts, and novels, including The Ravishing of Lol Stein, The Sea Wall, and Hiroshima, Mon Amour. She's most well known for The Lover which received the Goncourt prize in 1984 and was made into a film in 1992.

Barbara Bray translated several works by Marguerite Duras, including The Malady of Death, The Lover, and The War. In addition, she has translated Jean Genet, Ismail Kadare, and Tahar Ben Jelloun, and has received the French-American Foundation Translation Prize.

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