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The Greek Islands

Lawrence Durrell

The Greek Islands by Lawrence Durrell is a captivating a highly unusual and intriguing text, weaving together evocative descriptions, history and myth with Durrell’s personal reminiscences.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571214266
Date Published
08.04.2002
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Summary

As every reader of Durrell knows, his writing is steeped in the living experience of the Mediterranean, and especially the islands of Greece. This captivating and highly unusual text, originally conceived as a picture book and now reset in paperback format, weaves together evocative descriptions, history and myth with Durrell’s personal reminiscences. No traveller to Greece or admirer of the genius of Durrell should miss it.

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Lawrence Durrell was a British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer. Born in 1912 in India to British colonial parents, he was sent to school in England and later moved to Corfu with his family – a period which his brother Gerald fictionalised in My Family and Other Animals – later filmed as The Durrells in Corfu – and which…

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