Book :: The Alexandria Quartet

The Alexandria Quartet
By: Lawrence Durrell
Pages: 884
Published: 1962
Genre(s): Historical Fiction
Egypt
Africa
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Lawrence Durrell’s complete Alexandria Quartet—a story of passion and betrayal that stands as one of the most acclaimed and beloved works of twentieth-century fiction The Alexandria Quartetis a striking and sensuous masterpiece, breathing vivid life into each of its unforgettable characters and the dusty Mediterranean city in which they live. Set in Alexandria, Egypt, in the years before,...

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melodramatic; interesting but overwrought

Apr 9th, 2018

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Dec 30th, 2014

The Alexandria Quartet appears on these lists...

70th on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library

93rd on Books of the Century by Waterstone