Lawrence Durrell was a novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer
Similar authors to follow. Lawrence Durrell was a novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer. Although a British expatriate, he never settled in Britain and lived much of his life in the Provence region of France. His most famous work is the tetrology The Alexandria Quartet.
1. the gift of tongues
1. the gift of tongues.
This photograph of Lawrence Durrell aboard his boat, the Van Norden, is taken from a negative discovered . cover design by Jason Gabbert.
This photograph of Lawrence Durrell aboard his boat, the Van Norden, is taken from a negative discovered among his papers. The vessel is named after a character in Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer. Photograph held in the British Library’s modern manuscripts collection.
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said the portly first secretary, joining the tips of his fingers together and pouting. Nevertheless he has asked to see you. I feel I must warn you, however, that he very much doubts. Yes aid Methuen mildly. The first secretary pressed a bell and lifted his desk-telephone. Marriot here, sir, he said. The receiver cracked shrilly. I would like to bring Mr. Judson up to yo. .In silence they walked across the large carpeted Chancery where the six young secretaries bent to their work in silence, across a dismal looking hall-way, to the lift.
In early 1936, Durrell and Nancy moved to the White House, a fisherman's cottage on the shore of Corfu's northeastern coast at Kalami, then a tiny . This sojourn gave him material for his novel White Eagles over Serbia (1957)
In early 1936, Durrell and Nancy moved to the White House, a fisherman's cottage on the shore of Corfu's northeastern coast at Kalami, then a tiny fishing village. Durrell's friend Theodore Stephanides, a Greek doctor, scientist, and poet, was a frequent guest, and Miller stayed at the White House in 1939. Durrell fictionalised this period of his sojourn on Corfu in the lyrical novel Prospero's Cell. This sojourn gave him material for his novel White Eagles over Serbia (1957). In 1952, Eve had a nervous breakdown and was hospitalised in England.
White Eagles Over Serbia. What follows is a suspenseful tale of espionage told with Lawrence Durrell’s characteristic panache. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. A British secret agent on a dangerous mission to solve a fellow spy’s murder After some especially taxing missions, seasoned secret agent Methuen wants nothing more than to take a long, relaxing fishing trip. But after a fellow British spy is killed in the remote mountains of Serbia, Methuen is called back into action. Methuen sets up camp in the Serbian countryside and baits his hooks, hoping to draw out the men responsible for the murder.
Proof that Durrell can master any genre. quiet but suspenseful spy thriller.
A prolific and protean writer since the early 1930s, Durrell led a life as rich and varied as his writings.