Justine – El Cuarteto de Alejandria I by Lawrence Durrell at – ISBN – ISBN – Edhasa – – Softcover. El Cuarteto de Alejandria Clea by Lawrence Durrell at – ISBN 10 : – ISBN – Edhasa – – Softcover. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial. Colección ‘Ediciones de bolsillo’, numero coleccion(v. 91). Durrell, Lawrence Traducción de Matilde.

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I was ready to drop the project of alejanria all four books midway into Justine, but the last ten percent of 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. In a Paris Review interview, [1] Durrell described the ideas behind the Quartet in terms of a convergence of Eastern and Western metaphysics, based on Einstein’s overturning of the old view of the material universe, and Freud’s doing the same for the concept of stable personalities, yielding a new concept of reality.

Of sexual entanglements there are plenty: 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. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Inspire Lawrehce Educational Resources.


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The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Finding libraries that hold this item It also occurred to me that Durrell’s writing style might have influenced that of one of my favorite writers, Roger Alejandriaa. Don’t have an account?

English Choose a language for shopping. I also renewed my acquaintance with palpitant, adventive, antinomian, exiguous, etiolation, tenebrous, soutane rl Corniche, although I had to look them up in order to really appreciate their use in a given sentence. Your request to send this item has been completed. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

The tone and the attitude seemed to correspond, and Zelazny came to prominence in the mid to late s. 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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This is not a book for those who like linear literature or concise prose. Cancel Forgot your password? It is almost entirely about the characters, including Justine, a kind of Jewish manic-pixie dream girl; Nessim, Justine’s Coptic long-suffering husband; Balthasar, a homosexual master of Kabbalah; Pursewarden, an author whose death leaves the narrator with a bequest; Scobie, a homosexual comic-figure; Pomby, an English diplomat; Melissa, the narrator’s put-upon girlfriend; and the city of Alexandria itself.

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Truthfully, the novels at times challenged my ability to assimilate the philosophy advanced by the characters, and this from cuartteto who enjoys Umberto Eco and Saramaga. The narrator’s girlfriend is introduced at one point, then, later on, the story of how he met her is presented, and at other points, she simply disappears from the story as if he had broken up with her.

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