Prospero s Cell

Lose yourself in this glorious memoir of the island jewel of Corfu by the king of travel writing and real-life family member of The Durrells in Corfu. 'In its gem-like miniature quality, among the best books ever written.

Prospero s Cell

Prospero s Cell

Lose yourself in this glorious memoir of the island jewel of Corfu by the king of travel writing and real-life family member of The Durrells in Corfu. 'In its gem-like miniature quality, among the best books ever written.' New York Times In his youth, before he became a celebrated writer and poet, Lawrence Durrell spent four transformative years on the island jewel of Corfu, fascinated by the idyllic natural beauty and blood-stained ancient history within its rocky shores. While his brother Gerald collected animals as a budding naturalist - later fictionalised in My Family and Other Animals and filmed as The Durrells in Corfu - Lawrence fished, drank and befriended the local villagers. After World War II catapulted him back into a turmoiled world, Durrell never forgot the wonders of Corfu. Prospero's Cell is his magical evocation of the blazing Aegean landscape, brimming with memories of the places and people that changed him forever. 'Some writers reinvent their language; others the world. Durrell did both.' André Aciman 'Invades the reader's every sense ... Remarkable.' Victoria Hislop 'Our last great garlicky master of the vanishing Mediterranean.' Richard Holmes 'These days I am admiring and re-admiring Lawrence Durrell.' Elif Shafak 'Corfu could not have found a fitter chronicler.' Daily Telegraph 'A charming idyll ... Delightful.' Sunday Times

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Prospero's Cell
Language: un
Pages: 176
Authors: Lawrence Durrell
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-07 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

Lose yourself in this glorious memoir of the island jewel of Corfu by the king of travel writing and real-life family member of The Durrells in Corfu. 'In its gem-like miniature quality, among the best books ever written.' New York Times In his youth, before he became a celebrated writer
Prospero's Cell
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Lawrence Durrell
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher:

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Prospero's Cell
Language: un
Pages: 142
Authors: Lawrence Durrell
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher: Viking Press

The British author's adventures on and impressions of the Greek island of Corfu between 1938 and 1941 are recorded
Prospero's Cell, and Reflections on a Marine Venus
Language: un
Pages: 340
Authors: Lawrence Durrell
Categories: Corfu
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher:

Guide to the customs, religion, geography, history, and the people of the Greek islands of Corfu and Rhodes.
The Sound of Your Voice
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Otis Winchester
Categories: College readers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher:

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