Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel by Lawrence DurrellSpirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel by Lawrence Durrell

Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel

byLawrence DurrellEditorAlan Thomas

Paperback | January 16, 2011

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From one of the last century's greatest storytellers, Lawrence Durrell, comes a sumptuous collection of essays that describe the author's unique and cherished approach to life, with its pagan enjoyments as well as its intellectual pursuits. The book contains Durrell's articles about the Mediterranean and Aegean islands he loved so much, along with passages from his letters. My books are always about living in places, Durrell wrote, not just rushing through them.
A prolific and protean writer since the early 1930s, Durrell led a life as rich and varied as his writings. Born of Anglo-Irish parents in Himalayan India, Durrell attended school in England but spent most of his life abroad. Along with numerous odd jobs, he taught at the English Institute in Athens and at the Greek gymnasium on Cyprus...
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Title:Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on TravelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:642 pages, 8.12 × 5.42 × 1.33 inPublished:January 16, 2011Publisher:Axios PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1604190353

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