Bitter lemons. by Lawrence Durrell

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cyprus -- Social life and customs,
  • Cyprus -- Politics and government

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 253.

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. illus. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20731479M

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Bitter Lemons of Cyprus is Lawrence Durrell's unique account of his time in Cyprus, during the s Enosis movement for freedom of the island from British colonial of the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, it is a document at once personal, poetic and subtly political - a masterly combination of travelogue, memoir and treatise/5(14).

In Bitter Lemons of Cyprus--first published in Lawrence Durrell blends the story of beginning a new life in this beautiful place with an account of the conflict's beginnings. It is a narrative that retains political relevance today.

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Durrell corresponded with author Henry Miller for forty-five years, and Miller influenced much of his early work, including a provocative and controversial novel, The Black Book ().

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Published by E. Dutton () Used. Quantity Available: 1. "Bitter Lemons" () is the third of four 'landscape books' that Durrell wrote about his pre- and post-war experiences in and around the Mediterranean.

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A visit to Lawrence Durrell’s home in Cyprus “Rising at four [ ] and cooking my breakfast by rosy candlelight and writing a letter or two, to far-away Marie or my daughter, before clambering down the dark street with Frangos and his cattle, to watch the. Bitter Lemons Special | 26m 55s Lawrence Durrell's “Bitter Lemons” is a story about the island of Cypress and the author's experiences living there in the 's.

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The Diary of Anne Frank. His first literary work, The Black Book, appeared in Paris in His first collection of poems, A Private Country, was published infollowed by the three Island books: Prospero's Cell, Reflections on a Marine Venus, about Rhodes, and Bitter Lemons, his account of life in Cyprus/5().

In Bitter Lemons, Durrell tells the perceptive, often humorous, story of his experiences on Cyprus between and first as a visitor, then as a householder and teacher, and finally as Press Advisor to a government coping with armed rebellion.

Here are unforgettable pictures of the sunlit villages and people, the ancient buildings, mountains Price Range: $ - $ In Bitter Lemons, Durrell tells the perceptive, often humorous, story of his experiences on Cyprus between and first as a visitor, then as a householder and teacher, and finally as Press Advisor to a government coping with armed rebellion.

The first parts of the book, revolving around his arrival, search for a house and a village /5(6). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Bitter lemons by Lawrence Durrell; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Politics and government, Social life and customs, Travel; Places: Cyprus; People: Lawrence Durrell.

I have to admit to being surprised reading this book. I know that Lawrence Durrell is a well-known English literature writer from the s and so I expected to find this book hard to read.

Instead I found it quite easy to read. It is an interesting version of the history of Cyprus at the start of its troubles prior to becoming independent/5(16). Lawrence Durrell's “Bitter Lemons” is a story about the island of Cypress and the author's experiences living there in the 's.

Gail Martin and co-host Vera LeCount create a Greek meal and discover why author Durrell fell in love with Cypress. Bitter Lemons of Cyprus Lawrence Durrell Contents Preface 1: Towards an Eastern Landfall 2: A Geography Lesson 3: Voices at the Tavern Door 4: How to Buy a House 5: The Tree of Idleness 6: The Swallows Gather 7: A Telling of Omens 8: The Winds of Promise 9: The Satrap Point of No Return The Feast of Unreason The Vanishing Landmarks4/5(32).

Bitter Lemons is the product of Lawrence Durrell’s final sojourn in the eastern Mediterranean, an eventful three years () spent on Cyprus. “While Cyprus is often touted as a tourist destination, the origins of the prolonged war between the island’s Greek and the Turkish communities are less well known.

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