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Lawrence Durrell


(Lawrence George Durrell)
UK (1912 - 1990)
Brother of Gerald Durrell

aka Charles Norden

Lawrence Durrell was a novelist, poet, translator, travel writer, and dramatist. Born in India, Durrell lived in and celebrated the Mediterranean world. He is best known for the novels that comprise The Alexandria Quartet.
 
Series
Alexandria Quartet
1. Justine (1957)
2. Balthazar (1958)
3. Mountolive (1958)
4. Clea (1960)
The Alexandria Quartet (omnibus) (2005)
 
Revolt of Aphrodite
1. Tunc (1968)
2. Nunquam (1970)
Antrobus Complete (omnibus) (2012)
 
Avignon Quintet
1. Monsieur (1974)
2. Livia (1978)
3. Constance (1982)
4. Sebastian (1983)
5. Quinx (1985)
The Avignon Quintet (omnibus) (2004)

 
Novels
 
Omnibus
 
Collections
 
Plays
 
Non fiction



 
Anthologies containing stories by Lawrence Durrell
 
Short stories
Carnival (1958)
High Barbary (1961)


Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (1974) : Monsieur
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (1982) : Constance: Or Solitary practices




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