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  • 15 July 2018
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  1. says:

    The final part of the uartet and it’s been a wonderful journey Not uite as strong I thought as the other three

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    Over ten years ago I read the first book of the Alexandria uartet by Lawrence Durrell This summer I read books 3 4 Clea is the final

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    This Precious Image Mountolive the third volume in The Alexandria uartet initially alienated me but totally turned me around Clea sta

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    Will review tomorrow

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    In this final volume of the Alexandria uartet Durrell returns to Darley’s active narrative Darley has now departed his Aegean island and returned to Alexandria resuming his story there during World War II when the city is held by the Free French and is periodically being bombed by the Italians Some of his old friends

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    After an absence of 7 years or so we return to Alexandria during the last year of WWII with the reliable Darley as narrato

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    Last of the Alexandria uartet I've uoted from the other three so here's a bit of Clea A phrase of Pursewarden's came into my mind as I softly closed the door of the ward 'The richest love is that which submits to the arbi

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    Sadly I have come to the end of The Alexandria uartet It has been a revelatory reading experience and I now see why this dated collection is still read praised even lovedI found Clea the weakest of the four perhaps because Durrell is winding down as is the historic city of Alexandria These days it is considered an unsafe location for tourists During the time covered by Clea the British Empire's heyday is comi

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    Clea is the fourth and final installment of Lawrence Durrell's Alexandria uartet If you have not already done so you shou

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    To finally have finished the fourth in this amazing uartet of books feels like a journey of sorts I have really adored being emersed in the lives of this group of individuals thrown together through public and political li

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Clea AUTHOR Lawrence Durrell

Hat affair not only changes the lovers it transforms the dead as well revealing new layers of duplicity and desire perversity and pathos in Lawrence Durrell's masterly constructionA massive marvelously concrete deeply felt statement of faith His style glows with the mineral deposits of many cultures One of the most important works of our time has come to an end The New York Times Book Review Clea rounds. In this final volume of the Alexandria uartet Durrell returns to Darley s active narrative Darley has now departed his Aegean island and returned to Alexandria resuming his story there during World War II when the city is held by the Free French and is periodically being bombed by the Italians Some of his old friends have died but their stories are very much alive and inform the plot Others have aged but take up their friendships with him He and Clea the enigmatic painter become lovers and the first third of this novel is told through their conversations with each other We learn that Nessim and his family are impoverished Nessim himself now an ambulance driver having lost an eye and a finger Justine and he live together in bitterness and she has become hardened and unattractive The writing is lyrical and beautiful almost impossible to describe Alexandria itself is as much a state of mind as a geographical locationThe middle portion of the novel is an extended portion of the deceased Pursewarden s journal a portion addressed to Darley himself that Darley is given by Clea to read In it Pursewarden a novelist of great accomplishment philosophizes about art and literature the role and the life of a writer and the function of art in the world One wonders if this is meant to expound Durrell s own views At the very least the thoughtful reader will take away these insights and hypotheses and use them in his own critical reading of literature Among other things Pursewarden in this extended reflection on the nature and meaning of art raises an insight that rings true at least to me He states that art is the product of the working of the imagination and religion is the function of art being taken too literally That is consistent with my own conviction that religion is metaphor the error being that people fail to realize this and then force the metaphor to be factual The last third of the novel traces the fates and trajectories of the lives of the main characters most of whom at the end of the War leave Alexandria for lives in Europe What is difficult for me to convey is the beauty of Durrell s prose his sensitivity to place and nuance his insights into human personalities and their motivations and intuitive knowings This fourth volume of the uartet contains some of the loveliest and most poignant love prose that I have ever read the relationship of Clea and Darley with all of its moods and fluctuations being painted with exuisite delicacy very movingThe Alexandria uartet is one of the most beautiful and haunting works of fiction that I have encountered It must be read in the proper seuence without much spacing between the novels because it truly is one continuous story somewhat arbitrarily divided into four parts Durrell has created a world that is unforgettable characters that are uniue and vivid and a story of great psychological depth and variety His prose is unimaginably lovely

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Out the tetralogy with grace beauty and stunning impact This rich exciting fare is Durrell's finest writing style a manner of writing few living authors can eual A magnificent achievement The Detriot News The reader is carried along on a current of superbly accomplished prose as flexible and colorful as that of any contemporary writer What Durrell has given us is well worth having San Francisco Chronicle. Sadly I have come to the end of The Alexandria uartet It has been a revelatory reading experience and I now see why this dated collection is still read praised even lovedI found Clea the weakest of the four perhaps because Durrell is winding down as is the historic city of Alexandria These days it is considered an unsafe location for tourists During the time covered by Clea the British Empire s heyday is coming to a close In his inimitable way Durrell infuses all of this into a sad farewellClea who had always been a shadowy presence in the earlier novels now has her day She is an artist a painter Of all the women in the uartet she comes across as the most well balanced a sort of Earth Mother figure and the feminist of the bunch The nararator whom I assume is Durrell himself finally has a love affair with her He is older and wiser now but Clea is wiser stillThe EndThe Books of the Alexandria uartetJustine Balthazar Mountolive Clea