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Durrell's first novel, Pied Piper of Lovers, was published in 1935, shortly after he left England to live abroad until his death in 1990. As an autobiographical Künstlerroman, it traces Walsh Clifton's Anglo-Indian childhood and his struggles to negotiate a life between mother India and father England. The trauma of leaving India for an alien home propels the novels concer ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 1st 2008 by ELS Editions (first published 1935)
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Ce premier roman de Lawrence Durrell, largement autobiographique et inédit à ce jour en France, est un roman d’apprentissage. Il narre l’histoire d’un jeune homme anglais, élevé par son père et sa tante, qui doit quitter son Inde natale pour poursuivre ses études dans une Angleterre qui le mettra vite face à ses contradictions et aux déchirements imposés par sa double culture.

Lawrence Durrell est né dans les Indes britanniques en 1912. Envoyé en Angleterre à l’âge de douze ans pour ses études, i
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Lawrence George Durrell was a critically hailed and beloved novelist, poet, humorist, and travel writer best known for The Alexandria Quartet novels, which were ranked by the Modern Library as among the greatest works of English literature in the twentieth century. A passionate and dedicated writer from an early age, Durrell’s prolific career also included the groundbreaking Avignon Quintet, whose ...more