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Livia

(1978)
Or Buried Alive
(The second book in the Avignon Quintet series)
A novel by

 
At the dawn of World War II, Livia and her sister Constance commit themselves to separate sides of a historic struggle in the second volume of the Avignon Quintet.

The second book of Durrell's inventive and inspiring Avignon Quintet, Livia follows the currents of longing and regret, and the shifting illusions of memory, that began in Monsieur. Two sisters, Livia and Constance, have already led remarkable lives as scholars, lovers of artists, and seekers of the forbidden wisdom of Gnostic sages. As Europe is shaken by the rise of fascism, the two sisters find themselves driven apart by shifting alliances. Livia is rich with Durrell's unmistakable, gorgeous prose and breathtaking insights into love and the idiosyncrasies of the human heart.

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Hardback Editions

April 1979 : USA Hardback
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Title: Livia: Or Buried Alive
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-670-43447-7 / 978-0-670-43447-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Viking Press
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January 1978 : UK Hardback
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Title: Livia or Buried Alive
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-11297-8 / 978-0-571-11297-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

1987 : Paperback
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Title: LIVIA
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 8427905769 / 978-8427905764
Publisher: Noguer
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April 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: Livia or Buried Alive (The Avignon quintet)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-14-007101-6 / 978-0-14-007101-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking Pr
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 1978 : UK Paperback
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Title: Livia or Buried Alive (Faber paperbacks)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-11780-5 / 978-0-571-11780-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Livia: Or, Buried Alive (The Avignon Quintet Book 2)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Open Road Media
Availability: Amazon   



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