The Governor's Daughter Paperback – Jan 1 1998
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"La Fille du gobernator doubtless belongs to the literature of excess, but when such mastery is applied to excess, one can only be amazed."—Le Monde(Le Monde ) --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
A finalist for the Prix Goncourt in 1994, it is Paule Constant’s sixth novel. She has received many literary awards, including the 1990 Grand Prix du Roman de l’Académie Française for her novel White Spirit. Betsy Wing is a translator and author. Her translations include Hélène Cixous’s The Book of Promethea (Nebraska 1991) and Didier Eribon’s Michel Foucault.
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Only a French author could have written this novel. Full of soul and intricate feelings, but not really going anywheres.It is a mental exercise more than a story. The French are very good at this. One of the best is still Francoise Sagan. This book doesn't even come close.