The Alexandria Quartet : Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea by Lawrence Durrell 9780571283934

The Alexandria Quartet : Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive, Clea


Immerse yourself in the intoxicating world of Lawrence Durrell's masterpiece, The Alexandria Quartet. This sweeping four-part novel series transports you to the ancient city of Alexandria, Egypt in the 1940s, where a tangled web of passion, betrayal, and obsession unfolds. At the heart of this sensuous saga lies the enigmatic Justine and the besotted narrator Darley, their tumultuous love affair ensnaring a circle of friends and lovers in a dizzying dance of desire and deception. As layers of truth are peeled away, you'll be captivated by Durrell's lyrical prose and his exploration of the elusive nature of reality and the human psyche.

Lawrence Durrell was a British novelist, poet, and travel writer, renowned for his daring and experimental literary works. Born in India in 1912, he spent much of his life wandering the Mediterranean region, drawing inspiration from its rich cultures and histories. The Alexandria Quartet, his most celebrated achievement, cemented his reputation as a bold and innovative voice in 20th-century literature.

You may also like