An introduction to lawrence durrell’s alexandria quartet. The four books of the tetralogy originally appeared separately – Justine in 1957, Balthazar and Mountolive in 1958, Clea in 1960.
An introduction to lawrence durrell’s alexandria quartet. This celebrated tetralogy from the 1950s was defined by its author as an investigation of modern love, but has often been regarded by its readers more as an evocation of a city – the Greco-Arab, multi-ethnic Alexandria of its title. They were immediately recognized as remarkable works of art, but the verdict on the whole work, while always respectful, was mixed. French critics adored it.
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The Alexandria Quartet is a tetralogy of novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published between 1957 and 1960. A critical and commercial success, the first three books present three perspectives on a single set of events and characters in Alexandria (Egypt), before and during the Second World War. The fourth book is set six years later.
The four books of the tetralogy originally appeared separately – Justine in 1957, Balthazar and Mountolive in. .THIS group of four novels is intended to be read as a single work under the collective title of The Alexandria Quartet: a suitable descriptive subtitle might be ‘a word continuum’.
The four books of the tetralogy originally appeared separately – Justine in 1957, Balthazar and Mountolive in 1958, Clea in 1960. In trying to work out my form I adopted, as a rough analogy, the relativity proposition.
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A: The Alexandria Quartet, by Lawrence Durrell.
The Alexandria Quartet: Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea. Of particular value to collectors as evidence of a very early form of the book. Book-Plate Label, generally affixed to the front pastedown, identifying a book’s owner. London: Faber and Faber, (1962).