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For a long time, I thought I might never enjoy this novel. I’ve picked it up about once a decade, since the ‘s. Each time it seemed opaque, slow paced, and. Results 31 – 60 of Justyna Kwartet aleksandryjski · Lawrence Durrell. 01 Jan Hardback. US $ US$ Save US$ Add to basket · Antrobus. Balthazar has ratings and reviews. Gabriel said: I hated every single page (as happened with the first one) and will not read book 3 and 4. Suc.

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Maybe because it covered the same ground as the first book, but from a different perspective. Open Preview See a Problem? Share your thoughts with other customers. Questioner rated it did not like it May 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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If you admire style, eliptical narrative, and skillful description laced with epigrams, this could be a five star novel.

Laura rated it did not like it Jul 17, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This made Balthazar harder to aleksanndryjski for one as relentlessly monolingual as myself. Inna rated it did not like it Sep 16, This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Who is Clea’s lover in Balthazar? Product details Hardcover Publisher: Nobody dares to make the final confession to themselves on paper: Kathleen Moss rated it did not like it Oct 14, Sometimes they did wander over to seeming strained — did out flowing just overflow and the mind couldn’t rethink, rewrite — observe and kwagtet itself?


I repeatedly asked myself, “Is it worth finding out? Peter rated it did not like it Aug 24, Want to Read saving…. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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At the centre of this movement is Balthazar who is described as a “homosexual goat”by Durrell. Write a customer review.

Tom Brown rated it liked it Jan 13, The author of “Balthazar”, Lawrence Durrell, was a perceptive and honest observer of human character and desires, and he provides a firsthand description of Alexandra in Egypt before World War II, having lived there around that time.

A diary is the last place to go if you wish to seek kwagtet truth about a person.

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Balthazar is the leader of the gnostic-kabbal that many of the key characters belong to. The prose was designed to keep me from knowing. Balthazar Alexandria Quartet 2 by Lawrence Durrell. I do indeed applaud his attempt, and when Durrell is on fire stylistically he astounds us with luxuriant language that would make William Safire weep with joy.


A perceptive character observes modern art’s debt to theoretical physics, and so it is: Alternate book cover 10 17 Aug 07, The Alexandra Quartet is not a set of four novels but rather a composition for four voices.

Carnival-goers whose revels now are ended. Balthazar, named for Darley’s friend, a doctor and mystic, interprets Darley’s views from a philosophical and intellectual viewpoint. What I felt, most of all, was that I was an outsider; the observer of a clique or in-group.

Justine drew inspiration from Eve Cohen, Durrell’s second wife. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Cathie Hughes rated it liked it Mar 01, The title character, Balthazar, is responding to the errors of the original book with his own take, and so Durrell embraces the memoirist’s topic–the sponginess of truth.