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Marguerite Duras

Marguerite Donnadieu, known as Marguerite Duras (4 April 1914 – 3 March 1996) was a French writer and film director.

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    No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
    Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)

    When a woman drinks it’s as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It’s a slur on the divine in our nature.
    —Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)