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The Alexandria Quartet

The Alexandria Quartet( )
Author: Durrell, Lawrence
ISBN:978-0-571-28393-4
Publication Date:Feb 2012
Publisher:Faber & Faber, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.50
Book Description:

Lawrence Durrell was one of the best-selling, most celebrated English novelists of the late twentieth century. The Alexandria Quartet is unquestionably his most admired work, at heart a sensuous and brilliant evocation of wartime Alexandria. In this world of corrupt glamour, L. G. Darley attempts to reconcile himself to the end of his affair with the dark, passionate Justine Hosnani - setting alight a beguiling exploration of sexual and political intrigue that the author himself...
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Book Details
Pages:896
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.961 x 7.795 x 1.772 Inches
Book Weight:1.254 Pounds
Author Biography
Durrell, Lawrence (Author)
Lawrence Durrell was born on February 27, 1912 in Jullundur, India to British parents. During World War II, he served as a British press officer. His first novel, Pied Piper of Lovers, was published in 1935, but was considered a failure. Some of his other works include The Black Book, The Alexandria Quartet, The Avignon Quintet, and Caesar's Vast Ghost: A Portrait of Provence. Bitter Lemons won the Duff Cooper Prize in 1959. He died on November 7, 1990 at the age of 78.

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