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Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence DurrellAKA Lawrence George Durrell

Born: 27-Feb-1912
Birthplace: Jullundur, India
Died: 7-Nov-1990
Location of death: Sommières, France
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist, Poet

Nationality: England
Executive summary: The Alexandria Quartet

Brother: Gerald Durrell (naturalist)
Wife: Nancy Myers (m. 1935, div. 1947)
Wife: Yvette Cohen (m. 1947, div.)
Wife: Claude-Marie Vincendon (m. 1961, d. 1967)
Wife: Ghislaine de Boysson (m. 1973, div. 1979)

Author of books:
Pied Piper of Lovers (1935, novel)
Panic Spring (1937, novel)
The Black Book (1938, novel)
A Private Country (1943, poetry)
Prospero's Cell (1945, nonfiction)
Cities, Plains and People (1946, poetry)
The Dark Labyrinth (1947, novel)
The Tree of Idleness (1953, poetry)
Reflections on a Marine Venus (1953, nonfiction)
Justine (1957, novel, Alexandria Quartet)
Bitter Lemons (1957, nonfiction)
White Eagles Over Serbia (1957, novel)
Balthazar (1958, novel, Alexandria Quartet)
Mountolive (1958, novel, Alexandria Quartet)
Clea (1960, novel, Alexandria Quartet)
Selected Poems: 1953-63 (1964, poetry)
The Ikons (1966, poetry)
Tunc (1968, novel)
Nunquam (1970, novel, sequel to Tunc)
Monsieur; or, The Prince of Darkness (1974, novel, Avignon Quintet)
Blue Thirst (1975, nonfiction)
Sicilian Carousel (1977, nonfiction)
The Greek Islands (1978, nonfiction)
Livia; or, Buried Alive (1978, novel, Avignon Quintet)
Collected Poems 193174 (1980, poetry)
Constance; or, Solitary Practices (1982, novel, Avignon Quintet)
Sebastian; or, Ruling Passions (1983, novel, Avignon Quintet)
Quinx; or, The Ripper's Tale (1985, novel, Avignon Quintet)
Caesar's Vast Ghost: Aspects of Provence (1990, nonfiction)


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