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In Alexandria in the years before the Second World War, an exiled Irish school teacher seeks to unravel his sexual obsession with two women: What emerges in his sessions with the psychiatrist Balthazar, however, is something far more complex – and unfathomably more sinister – than neurosis.


Lawrence Durrell’s kaleidoscopic narrative ushers us into a world in which no perception is reliable – and love itself is always an act of treachery.

His first novel, Pied Piper of Lovers, was published inbut was considered a failure. A Portrait of Provence.

Bitter Lemons won the Duff Cooper Prize in He died on November 7, at the age of Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Penguin Books- Fiction – pages. Larwence dazzling second volume of “The Alexandria Quartet” – and enthralling and deeply disturbing work of gorgeous surfaces and endless deceptions.

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