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M. Butterfly

by Hwang, David Henry

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  • Hardcover
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New American, 1988. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. clean within.

Synopsis

Based on a true story that stunned the world, M. Butterfly opens in the cramped prison cell where diplomat Rene Gallimard is being held captive by the French government—and by his own illusions. In the darkness of his cell he recalls a time when desire seemed to give him wings. A time when Song Liling, the beautiful Chinese diva, touched him with a love as vivid, as seductive—and as elusive—as a butterfly.How could he have known, then, that his ideal woman was, in fact, a spy for the Chinese government—and a man disguised as a woman? In a series of flashbacks, the diplomat relives the twenty-year affair from the temptation to the seduction, from its consummation to the scandal that ultimately consumed them both. But in the end, there remains only one truth: Whether or not Gallimard's passion was a flight of fancy, it sparked the most vigorous emotions of his life.Only in real life could love become so unreal. And only in such a dramatic tour de force do we learn how...

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Bookseller
The John Bale Books LLC US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
0000000589
Title
M. Butterfly
Author
Hwang, David Henry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New American
Date Published
1988
Keywords
Drama

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