Clea by Lawrence Durrell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Find Clea by Durrell, Lawrence at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Clea (Alexandria Quartet) [Lawrence Durrell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The magnificent final volume of one of the most widely.

Author: Kikus Arazil
Country: Georgia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 25 March 2016
Pages: 478
PDF File Size: 10.78 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.35 Mb
ISBN: 951-5-13255-353-1
Downloads: 2518
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kigagis

And so much xurrell this catching-up is handled obliquely: In returning to a tight focus on Darley and one woman, from a more mature or at least more experienced perspective, Durrell does something quite opposite to the prospect Pursewarden deplores so loudly—in no way does he “put a tea-cosy over reality” p.

Last of the Alexandria Quartet. I plan to reread them soon.

Clea,: a novel : Durrell, Lawrence : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

There are some neat comic touches; the late cross-dressing Scobie is now an unofficial saint and has his own feast day. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Bu Without question the weakest volume of the Quartet. She and Nessim have reconciled if they could ever have been considered estranged in the first place, given the revelations of Mountolive and are conspiring to embark on an even bigger scheme in Switzerland. Durrell admitted in a Paris Review interview that he had a tendency to procrastinate and then work really quickly when he found durrfll in severe financial straits.


And are worth rereading and while I doubt I will do that in its entirety – so many books so little time – I can’t bear to part with it either! I’ve quoted from durre,l other three, so here’s a bit of Clea: Clea’s only real strength is the power with which she loves.

But being unwilling to mobilise the meaning of time he was driven to fall back on memory, the ancestor clra hope! Tiny bump to top front corner. Inscribed by the author in The nararator whom I assume is Durrell himself finally has a love affair with her.

The book ended on a good note with the love affair between Darley and Clea also for Nessim and Justine.

What does it mean to be an artist? The language is eloquent, the plot more intricate and surprising than I could have anticipated, and the total accomplishment is beautiful.

Space is a concrete idea, but Time is abstract His style glows with the mineral deposits of many durell. In an archival plastic protector. The covers of this particular edition, I must admit, are not all that great. Cup stain at rear panel.

When Darley arrives in Alexandria, almost immediately he runs into his old artist friend Clea, and consummates a formerly Plutonic relationship, now that their circle of friends is unencumbered by the presence of Melissa, who dureell died, and Justine, who is under house arrest for the duration of the novel.


Clea : Lawrence Durrell :

Jul 31, Jesse rated it really liked it. Inexplicably, he shuns her. Mountolive, Darley, Pursewarden and others, many eccentric tales thereto the Egyptian wealthy socialites ,wealthy To finally have finished the fourth in this amazing quartet of books feels like a journey of sorts. There is a long excursus in the dufrell of the book ostensibly taken from the journals of the novelist Pursewarden, in which he describes his impressions of Darley.

Do you have any idea how difficult this might have been to accomplish? Shelf wear to panels. Fine in slightly spine-sunned, very good or better dustwrapper with no chips or tears. To view it, click here.

Clea,: a novel

Clea is the fourth and final installment of Lawrence Durrell ‘s Alexandria Quartet. Nunca nunca deixarei de os amar! Durrell’s wartime dhrrell in Egypt led to his masterpiece, The Alexandria Quartet, which he completed in southern France, where he settled permanently in Red and black lettering on tan dustjacket.

In concepts if not necessarily language that evoke Hegel, the writer Pursewarden theorises: