Mountolive (Google eBook)
The astounding third offering in Durrell’s Alexandria Quartet, a richly detailed and extraordinary expansion of the events of Justine and Balthazar
David Mountolive is a British diplomat who views love as just another everyday transaction. But as romance turns to betrayal and secret alliances are exposed, Mountolive’s affair will bring the true complexity of contemporary love to the forefront amid the swirling political climate of Alexandria. Continuing to push beyond the limits of the traditional novel, Lawrence Durrell maintains his unwavering focus in Mountolive. He recasts the romantic affairs and liaisons he so skillfully established in Justine and Balthazar through the eyes of the young Mountolive, building toward the series’ stunning conclusion. This ebook contains a new introduction by Jan Morris.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - GarySeverance - LibraryThing
Mountolive is the third novel in the Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell. In the first novel, Justine(1957) the narrator Darley, an Irish expatriate living and teaching in Alexandria, sets the ... Read full review
Review: Mountolive (Alexandria Quartet #3)User Review - Mitchell - Goodreads
The third book, this one written in the third person, brings the Alexandria Quartet into full political-thriller status. To the same plot, the same events of the previous two books, Durrell adds more ... Read full review