Faber, 1963, Softcover, Book Condition: Fair, Later
Publisher Marketing: The acclaimed first novel of the Alexandria Quartet, and the celebrated story of an all-consuming love transcending time and place Set in Alexandria, Egypt, in the years between World Wars I and II, "Justine" is the first installment in the distinguished Alexandria Quartet. Here Lawrence Durrell crafts an exquisite and challenging modern novel that explores tragic love and the fluidity of recollection. Employing a fluctuating narrative and poetic prose, Durrell recounts his unnamed narrator s all-encompassing romance with the intoxicating Justine. The result is a matchless work that confronts all we understand and believe about sexual desire, identity, place, and the certainty of time. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 223 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, rubbing, marking, and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Egypt; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16759.