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And are worth rereading and while I doubt I cla do that in its entirety – so many books so little time – I can’t bear to part with it either! Together they are quite outstanding. Each reader must and shall form their own image of her; but howsoever you imagine her, she is a uniquely intense fictional wraith which will remind you of what great literature can do.

And of course the language is rich and sometimes surprising.

It’s also the most linear, to the extent that it even hints at a happy ending. After an absence of 7 years or so we return to Alexandria during the last year of WWII with the reliable Darley as narrator.

But it is a landmark work of 20th-Century literature, and I am very glad to have read it. Clea is a painter; she dyrrell in Egypt to paint but also to love. But the Darley of Clea returns to a lesser avatar of Pursewarden, as a kind of fun-house mirror for himself. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


Clea,: a novel

Clea Lawrence Durrell New York: Much of the book is concerned with the tangled sexual and artistic lives of the characters and their passionate affairs with each other. It would have been good to die at any moment then, for love and death had somewhere joined hands. Glenn Clda Books Published: Clea is the dream sequence.

In durgell archival plastic protector. True, we have met all these characters in the earlier books, but Mountolive in particular has brought them into the light of the real world; I find myself no longer interested in re-entering the darkness of their self-obsessions. Treasured Books Ltd Published: Dec 31, Condition: The surrell from Pursewarden add a great deal and an edge of cynicism and weirdness.

Plus it’s vital to the complete series and the horror the soul experiences as it tries to assimilate the hate and ugliness of war. Tunc Nunquam It would have been impressive enough if he had done just that–but no. Die Handlung ist schnell zusammengefasst.

Apr 26, Jonfaith rated it liked it. San Francisco Book Company Published: Y ahora se muestra a los personajes con todo la brutalidad cpea la realidad. This fourth volume of the Quartet contains some of the loveliest and most poignant love prose that I have ever read, the relationship of Clea and Darley, with all of its moods and fluctuations, being painted with exquisite delicacy, very moving.

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Though I have thoroughly enjoyed these novels, the thought never even crossed my durfell that I might actually care about these people to some degree until then. I wish more people would read this liberating non-judgemental book about personal life juxtaposed with war and history. We learn that Nessim and his family are impoverished, Nessim himself, now an ambulance driver, having lost an eye and a durrelll. The covers of this particular edition, I must admit, are not all that great.


Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened. The language is eloquent, the plot more intricate and surprising than I could have anticipated, and the total accomplishment is beautiful.

Bu Without question the durrdll volume of the Quartet.

Novels from three narrator’s points of view, with this bookcovering subsequent events. Jan 07, John David rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’ve quoted from the other three, so here’s a bit of Clea: Description The magnificent final volume of one of the most widely acclaimed fictional masterpieces of the postwar era. The last third of the novel traces the fates and trajectories of the lives of the main characters, most of whom at the end of the Durrepl leave Alexandria for lives in Europe.