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Justine

by Lawrence Durrell

Justine Synopsis

The acclaimed first novel of the Alexandria Quartet, and the celebrated story of an all-consuming love transcending time and placeSet in Alexandria, Egypt, in the years between World Wars I and II, Justine is the first installment in the distinguished Alexandria Quartet. Here Lawrence Durrell crafts an exquisite and challenging modern novel that explores tragic love and the fluidity of recollection. Employing a fluctuating narrative and poetic prose, Durrell recounts his unnamed narrator's all-encompassing romance with the intoxicating Justine. The result is a matchless work that confronts all we understand and believe about sexual desire, identity, place, and the certainty of time.This ebook contains a new introduction by Jan Morris.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781453261415
Publication date: 12th June 2012
Author: Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Open Road Media Open Road Media
Format: eBook
Categories: Classic fiction (pre c 1945),

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