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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Please verify that you are not a robot. Thank you for your feedback. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Personally, I enjoyed Durrell’s idiosyncratic, varied and obscure vocabulary. You may have already requested cuartrto item. One of the best things about the quartet is delving deeper into an overarching story with each of the first three novels. I first read it as a teen and missed nearly everything there was to delight me as a grownup.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with lawrenve warranty. Don’t get me wrong. Write a customer review. I was ready to drop the project of reading all four books midway into Justine, but the last ten percent ed Justine seems to have hooked me and I intend to push on to Balthazar and see if I can get some answers to my questions.


If you are lawtence seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Although these novels were written at the end of the fifties, I kept feeling as if I were reading a slightly more modern D.

This book makes that distinction crystal clear.

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Durrell’s prose is some of the lushest in my acquaintance. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. If you like descriptions, then this is your book. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.

Likewise, Pursewarden has a walk-on, then dies, leaving the narrator with money that will be useful at the end, but the way he is discussed seems to suggest that he is not supposed to be only a supporting character. The narrator tells the reader at length about the backstory of all of his friends and acquaintances, including their tastes and eccentricities and interconnections and gossip and taste in clothing and residence and on and on. Lawrence or one of the Lost Generation writers.

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At carteto the invert escapes this fearful struggle to give oneself to another. Throughout the work, there are phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that jump off the page and insist on being read aloud to whoever is nearby.

I strongly recommend the Alexandria Quartet to those who have the vocabulary, patience, and love of elegant language necessary to the appreciation of a literary masterpiece. Don’t have an account? Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Almost every chapter begins with a word-picture that sucked me in and seduced me with a strong sense of place.


Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Share your thoughts with other customers. A critical and commercial success, the first three books present three perspectives on a single set of events and characters in Alexandria Egyptbefore and during the Second World War. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? He puts thousands of dots of color on the canvas until you begin to see a picture in depth.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This page was last edited on 1 Aprilat lawrencd There are few books I will read again, but I can see myself returning, if not to all four, then to the fourth novel which serves as a good endpiece to the set.

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The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a cuaretto format. Home About Help Search. They are simply bottom-sniffings raised to the rank of formal ceremonies.

It also occurred to me that Durrell’s writing style might have influenced that of one of my favorite writers, Roger Zelazny. Preview this item Preview this item.

It’s like peeling an onion. The fourth book shows change over time. One of the difficulties in Durrell’s writing style is his tendency to discuss a character for paragraphs without telling us who the character is.