Le Quatour dAlexandrie Lawrence Durrell

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Le Quatour dAlexandrie  by  Lawrence Durrell

Le Quatour dAlexandrie by Lawrence Durrell
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An exotic and stunningly accomplished work of fiction in four interlocking novels.Set amid the corrupt glamour and multiplying intrigues of Alexandria in the 1930s and 40s, these novels follow the shifting alliances - sexual, cultural, and politicalMoreAn exotic and stunningly accomplished work of fiction in four interlocking novels.Set amid the corrupt glamour and multiplying intrigues of Alexandria in the 1930s and 40s, these novels follow the shifting alliances - sexual, cultural, and political - of characters whose motives change dramatically from one book to the next: Darley, the adulterous Irish schoolmaster- Pursewarden, an English writer - diplomat- Nessim, a Coptic Christian who is very rich and strangely tolerant of his wifes infidelities- and Justine, an Egyptian Jew who pursues sexual experience with messianic fervor.Remarkable in its fictional architecture, pyrotechnic in its prose, seductive and deeply disturbing, The Alexandria Quartet is one of the few works to touch the inscrutable heart of human nature.



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