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Quinx

(1985)
Or The Ripper's Tale
(The fifth book in the Avignon Quintet series)
A novel by

 
In the final volume of Lawrence Durrell's Avignon Quintet, a hunt for ancient treasure buried in southern France lays bare the flawed philosophies that animated the great tragedies of the Second World War

Just after World War II, a motley assortment of treasure hunters, mystics, psychoanalysts, and former Nazis race to uncover a treasure buried centuries before by the Knights Templar. Durrell displays his diabolical playfulness and immense imagination as his characters meet and become entangled, long-buried plots reemerge, and the past and future are funneled into the present action. Here the music of the Alexandria Quintetresolves as a symphony, and the series as a whole emerges as a worthy and enduring entry to Durrell's distinguished career.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1985 : USA Hardback
Title: Quinx
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-670-80658-7 / 978-0-670-80658-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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May 1985 : UK Hardback
Title: Quinx or the Ripper's Tale
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-13444-0 / 978-0-571-13444-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

August 1986 : UK Paperback
Title: Quinx or the Ripper's Tale (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-14-008059-7 / 978-0-14-008059-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking Pr
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June 1986 : UK Paperback
Title: Quinx or the Ripper's Tale
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-13954-X / 978-0-571-13954-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Quinx: Or, The Ripper's Tale (The Avignon Quintet Book 5)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Open Road Media
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