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Abahn, Sabana, David a novel by Marguerite Duras

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communists,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

Translation from French of: Abahn, Saban, David.

Statementby Marguerite Duras ; translated from the French by Kazim Ali
ContributionsAli, Kazim, 1971- translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2607.U8245 A6213 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination108 pages
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27212822M
ISBN 101940953367
ISBN 109781940953366
LC Control Number2015049054
OCLC/WorldCa923554570

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Available for the first time in English, Abahn Sabana David is a late-career masterpiece from one of France's greatest writers. Late one evening, David and Sabana―members of a communist group―arrive at a country house where they meet Abahn, the man they've been sent to guard and eventually kill for his perceived by: 2. Abahn Sabana David - Kindle edition by Duras, Marguerite, Ali, Kazim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Abahn Sabana David.5/5(1). David and Sabana have come from an unspecified city with the intention, readers learn at length, of killing Abahn, whom they call "the Jew." A fourth character, referred to as "the Gringo," arrives later. (His name also happens to be Abahn.) They talk about race, politics, history, and political parties in a manner reminiscent of absurdist theater.   Available for the first time in English, Abahn Sabana David is a late-career masterpiece from one of France's greatest writers. Late one evening, David and Sabana—members of a communist group—arrive at a country house where they meet Abahn, the man they've been sent to guard and eventually kill for his perceived :

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  Duras also made Abahn Sabana David into the film Jaune le soleil, which is one reason why this title will appeal to professors of film studies in addition to those teaching French or comp lit. This is the third book of Duras's to come out from Open Letter, which includes The Sailor from Gibraltar, one of the press's best-selling, and most Brand: Open Letter. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   “a fable about ideological extremism under an avant-garde skin.” Set in an isolated country house and having only three (or possibly four) characters, Abahn Sabana David by Marguerite Duras is a tense political thriller. Written in , this austere meditation on ideological extremism came a year before The Lover.. Abahn Sabana David’s threadbare plot revolves around the machinations of. Abahn Sabana David by Marguerite Duras, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().