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White Eagles Over Serbia By Lawrence Durrell

White Eagles Over Serbia
by Lawrence Durrell

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Set in Yugoslavia during the Cold War, this book is based on the author's experience of working there for the Foreign Office in the 1950s. The book is about a British secret service officer sent to investigate the murder of a colleague and the activities of royalists guerrillas.
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White Eagles Over Serbia by Lawrence Durrell

Set in Yugoslavia during the Cold War, this book is based on the author's experience of working there for the Foreign Office in the 1950s. The book is about a British secret service officer sent to investigate the murder of a colleague and the activities of royalists guerrillas.

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About Lawrence Durrell


Lawrence Durrell was born in 1912 in India. He attended the Jesuit College at Darjeeling and St Edmund's School, Canterbury. His first literary work, The Black Book, appeared in Paris in 1938. His first collection of poems, A Private Country, was published in 1943, followed by the three Island books: Prospero's Cell, Reflections on a Marine Venus, about Rhodes, and Bitter Lemons, his account of life in Cyprus. Durrell's wartime sojourn in Egypt led to his masterpiece, The Alexandria Quartet, which he completed in southern France where he settled permanently in 1957. Between the Quartet and The Avignon Quintet he wrote the two-decker Tunc and Nunquam. His oeuvre includes plays, a book of criticism, translations, travel writing, and humorous stories about the diplomatic corps. Caesar's Vast Ghost, his reflections on the history and culture of Provence, including a late flowering of poems, appeared a few days before his death in Sommieres in 1990.

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GOR000916480
White Eagles Over Serbia by Lawrence Durrell
Lawrence Durrell
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1993-03-08
208
0571065473
9780571065479
N/A
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