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Reflections on a Marine Venus

Reflections on a Marine Venus

(1953)
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This richly sensuous account of Durrell's years in the British civil service takes place after the end of World War II and just before the island of Rhodes is handed back to Greece. His evocative descriptions range from the scent of citrus groves and flowers of every form and color to the rhythm of the sea (alternately savage and soothing) and the play of light over the island as the sun moves across the sky. He intermingles these pleasant accounts with the grim reality of having to rebuild a nation and an island after Nazi cruelty has left it a shambles. "Penetrating description, intense imagery, high and persistent color...it is a presentation which sparkles with an intense brilliance and fire." -- Christian Science Monitor

 
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Hardback Editions

December 1953 : UK Hardback
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-01501-8 / 978-0-571-01501-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 1-60419-009-4 / 978-1-60419-009-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Axios Press
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July 2000 : UK Paperback
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-20170-9 / 978-0-571-20170-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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August 1996 : USA Paperback
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 1-56924-791-9 / 978-1-56924-791-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Da Capo Press
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March 1978 : UK Paperback
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-14-004686-0 / 978-0-14-004686-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking Pr
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December 1943 : UK Paperback
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus: A companion to the landscape of Rhodes
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-571-05376-9 / 978-0-571-05376-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Open Road Media
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