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The Alexandria Quartet Boxed Set (Alexandria Quartet)

by Lawrence Durrell

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7348903M
ISBN 100140153179
ISBN 109780140153170
OCLC/WorldCa468576599

  The Alexandria Quartet is 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 Brand: Open Road Media. ALEXANDRIA QUARTET, Durrell 4 Vol Boxed Set Alexandria Quartet By Lawrence Durrell Original Slipcase Books Alexandria Quartet By Lawrence Durrell - Slipcase - Very Good.

When otherworldly beings are set loose on the world, threatening the life of a little boy, the extraordinary Hempstock women--Lettie, her mother and her grandmother--summon all of their courage and cleverness to keep him alive, but soon discover that his survival comes with a high--and deadly- .   Lawrence Durrell's The Alexandria Quartet is set in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Photograph: Getty Images/Robert Harding World Imagery.

This atmospheric, poetic quartet of novels, undoubtedly one of the great English works of the post-Second World War period, is set in wartime Alexandria, with its politics, passions, corruption and vice. Durrell’s experimental form presents the narrative from different viewpoints, allowing the story to unfold gradually. It is richly compelling, especially in this quietly powerful reading. About this Item: E. P. Dutton & CO., New York, Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. , Stated First Published in the U.S.A. in this Edition by E. P. Dutton & CO. , Book in Fine condition, jacket is very good, unclipped, original price $, clean, unmarked, bright pages, rose colored cloth boards with sky blue stamp on spine with bright.


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The Alexandria Quartet is a ghost story in many ways, come to think of it. The book is in the tradition, too, of Norman Douglas's SOUTH WIND, a book about how not Alexandria, but Capri, makes its characters lose their moral bearings, and how losing their morality is 4/4(83). Lawrence Durrell's series of four novels set in Alexandria, Egypt during the s.

The lush and sensuous series consists of Justine() Balthazar() Mountolive() Clea(). Justine, Balthazar and Mountolive use varied viewpoints to relate a series of events in Alexandria before World War II.

In Clea, the story continues into the years during the war/5. Editions for The Alexandria Quartet: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), The Alexandria Quartet, series The Alexandria Quartet Boxed Set book four novels by Lawrence lush and sensuous tetralogy, which consists of Justine (), Balthazar (), Mountolive (), and Clea (), is set in Alexandria, Egypt, during the of the books are written in the first person, Mountolive in the third.

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In terms of style it could be said to be a little mannered. That said it remains a work that evokes an Alexandria that has since been pretty comprehensively trampled in to the dust by a billion tourists' feet/5(). Lawrence Durrell, born years ago, is best known for The Alexandria Quartet, a study of modern love with a plot full of surprises – there are shocks around every dusty corner, writes Jan.

Free download or read online The Alexandria Quartet pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Lawrence Durrell.

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Bew York: Dutton, Later printing. Boxed set of four trade paperbacks. Fine. The four volumes of The Alexandra Quartet--JustineMountoliveBalthazarClea are one of the great reads from the late s, luch and sensuous accounts of life in Alexandria, Egypt, in the early s.

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T he year was the centenary of the birth of Lawrence George Durrell, and the event was celebrated with The Guardian’s online reading group of The Alexandria Quartet (), the publication by Faber of a new edition of the Quartet (with a specially commissioned intro by Jan Morris) and an important conference in London sponsored by the.

The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell A critical and commercial success, the books present four perspectives on a single set of events and characters in Alexandria, Egypt, before and during World War II.

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The Alexandria Quartet is the story of the life and loves of a young British man, Darley, who lives in Egypt during World War II. Darley has love affairs with three women: Justine, the sensuous. A four-part story of passion and betrayal in the Mediterranean—voted one of the Modern Library’s Best Novels of the twentieth century.

The Alexandria Quartet is 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 4/5(20). The Alexandria Quartet is 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 /5(9).Condition: Used: Like New.

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