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|Named Person:||Lawrence Durrell; Lawrence Durrell|
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|Description:||xvi, 480 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
compelling mystery - the story of his generation through peace and war. Married four times, he lost two daughters (one through separation; the other through suicide) and his most blissful marriage ended in his wife's sudden death. Searching for wholeness after the shattering loneliness of his childhood, he rejected Christianity in favor of Western mysticism and Eastern religions. These things mark his work, showing a dark side to the effervescent wit evident in his.