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The dark labyrinth

Author: Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set on Crete just after World War II, an odd assortment of English travellers come ashore from a cruise ship to explore the island, and in particular to examine a dangerous, local labyrinth. They include an extrovert painter, a spiritualist, a Protestant spinster and a peer and minor poet.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 057120743X 9780571207435
OCLC Number: 47270541
Notes: Originally published: as 'Cefalû'. London : Editions Poetry, 1947.
Originally published as The dark labyrinth, London: Faber & Faber, 1961.
Description: 245 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Cefalû
Responsibility: Lawrence Durrell.

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This captivating Mediterranean novel was written by Lawrence Durrell immediately after finishing his exquisite vignette about Corfu, Prospero's Cell, and a decade before Justine.  Read more...

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'The writing is nearly always superb, not only in the great passages of poetical description but also in the asides, the casual wit and the brilliance of comment.' Philip Toynbee, Observer

 
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