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Alexandria Quartet

by Lawrence Durrell

Alexandria Quartet Synopsis

Lawrence Durrell's complete Alexandria Quarteta story of passion and betrayal that stands as one of the most acclaimed and beloved works of twentieth-century fictionThe Alexandria Quartetis a striking and sensuous masterpiece, breathing vivid life into each of its unforgettable characters and the dusty Mediterranean city in which they live. Set in Alexandria, Egypt, in the years before, during, and after World War II, the books follow the lives of a circle of friends and lovers, including sensitive Darley, passionate Justine, philosophical Balthazar, and elegant Clea. Written in Durrell's trademark evocative prose, these four novels explore the central theme of modern love, building into a remarkable whole that the New York Times hailedas ';one of the most important works of our time.'This ebook features a new introduction by Jan Morris.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781453262092
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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