Justine – El Cuarteto de Alejandria I by Lawrence Durrell at – ISBN – ISBN – Edhasa – – Softcover. El Cuarteto de Alejandria Clea by Lawrence Durrell at – ISBN 10 : – ISBN – Edhasa – – Softcover. Encuadernación en tapa blanda de editorial. Colección ‘Ediciones de bolsillo’, numero coleccion(v. 91). Durrell, Lawrence Traducción de Matilde.

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In a Paris Review interview, [1] Durrell described the ideas behind the Quartet in terms of a convergence of Eastern and Western metaphysics, based on Einstein’s overturning of the old view of the material universe, and Freud’s doing the cuzrteto for the concept of stable personalities, yielding a new concept of reality.

Justine : el cuarteto de Alejandría

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Alexandria Quartet is a tetralogy of novels by British writer Lawrence Durrellpublished between and It is almost entirely about the characters, including Justine, a kind of Jewish manic-pixie dde girl; Nessim, Justine’s Coptic long-suffering husband; Balthasar, a homosexual master of Kabbalah; Pursewarden, an author whose death leaves the narrator with a bequest; Scobie, a homosexual comic-figure; Pomby, an English diplomat; Melissa, the narrator’s put-upon girlfriend; and the city of Alexandria itself.


Durrell’s prose is some of the lushest in my acquaintance. The E-mail message field is required.

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Monsieur Livia Constance Sebastian Quinx Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. The story is told by the unnamed narrator who is kind of allejandria poor English schoolteacher who gains access to this eclectic circle of friends and caurteto.

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I also renewed my acquaintance with palpitant, adventive, antinomian, exiguous, etiolation, tenebrous, soutane and Corniche, although I had to look them up in order to really appreciate their use in a given sentence. Don’t get me wrong.

Inthe Modern Library ranked The Alexandria Quartet number 70 on its list of the best English-language novels of the 20th century. You may have already requested this item. Showing of reviews.

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Their chemistry seems more stipulated to than demonstrated. Don’t have an account? And maybe this is why this book is good literature. Scobie does provide a source of money to the narrator, ell, really, we don’t see the narrator actually working to make money elsewhere.

The narrator’s girlfriend is introduced at one point, then, later on, the story of how he met her is presented, and at other points, she simply disappears from the story as if he had broken up with her.

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The Revolt of Aphrodite. Please enter the message. Retrieved 1 July Personally, I enjoyed Durrell’s idiosyncratic, varied and obscure vocabulary. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Throughout the work, there are phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that jump off the page and insist on being read aloud to whoever is nearby. See all reviews.

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