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A Smile in the Mind's Eye

(1980)
A non fiction book by

 
Durrell's remarkable memoir of his spiritual journey with famed Taoist philosopher JolanChang

Beginning with their first meeting over lunch at Lawrence Durrell's Provencal home, Durrell and Jolan Chang - renowned Taoist philosopher and expert on Eastern sexuality - developed an enduring relationship based on mutual spiritual exploration. Durrell's autobiographical rumination on their friendship and on Taoism recounts the author's existential ponderings, starting with his introduction to the mystical and enigmatic "smile in the mind's eye." From parsimony, cooking, and yoga to poetry, Petrarch, and Nietzche, A Smile in the Mind's Eye is a charming tale of a writer's spiritual and philosophical awakening.

 
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Hardback Editions

1982 : USA Hardback
Title: A Smile in the Mind's Eye
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-87663-380-7 / 978-0-87663-380-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Universe Books
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December 1980 : UK Hardback
Title: Smile in the Mind's Eye
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-7045-3045-7 / 978-0-7045-3045-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Wildwood House
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Paperback Editions

May 1982 : USA Paperback
Title: A Smile in the Mind's Eye
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-87663-576-1 / 978-0-87663-576-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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February 1982 : UK Paperback
Title: Smile in the Mind's Eye (A Paladin book)
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
ISBN: 0-586-08378-2 / 978-0-586-08378-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Kindle Editions

June 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: A Smile in the Mind's Eye: An Adventure into Zen Philosophy
Author(s): Lawrence Durrell
Publisher: Open Road Media
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