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The deeply affecting second novel of the Alexandria Quartet, which boldly questions perception and the nature of contemporary love
In Alexandria, Egypt, in the years before World War II, Durrell’s narrator, Darley, seeks to fully understand his sexual obsession with two women: the infamous Justine, and Melissa, a dancer. In Darley’s conversations with Balthazar, a doctor and mystic, it soon becomes clear that Darley’s fixation is more complex and ominous than either man could have imagined. Layered and unflinching, Balthazar is a poignant examination of the modern psyche, and a study of a world where love can become consumed by deceit.
About the Author: Born in Jalandhar, British India, in 1912 to Indian-born British colonials, Lawrence Durrell was a critically hailed and beloved novelist, poet, humorist, and travel writer best known for the Alexandria Quartet novels, which were ranked by the Modern Library as among the greatest works of English literature in the twentieth century. A passionate and dedicated writer from an early age, Durrell’s prolific career also included the groundbreaking Avignon Quintet, whose first novel, Monsieur (1974), won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and whose third novel, Constance (1982), was nominated for the Booker Prize. He also penned the celebrated travel memoir Bitter Lemons of Cyprus (1957), which won the Duff Cooper Prize. Durrell corresponded with author Henry Miller for forty-five years, and Miller influenced much of his early work, including a provocative and controversial novel, The Black Book (1938). Durrell died in France in 1990.
Titolo: Balthazar (Alexandria Quartet) (Spanish ...
Casa editrice: Sudamericana
Data di pubblicazione: 2002
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Sudamericana, 2002. Condizione libro: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP86540895
Descrizione libro Sudamericana. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. little to no wear, pages are clean. The cover and binding are crisp with next no creases. Codice libro della libreria 2759814222
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Good. Book Condition: Good. Codice libro della libreria 97814000002894.0
Descrizione libro Sudamericana, 2002. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG1400000289
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97814000002893.0