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Translated and adapted from the Greek of Emmanuel Royidis
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'A sharp satire . . . acutely funny . . . salacious.' -- Spectator
'A sophisticated literary delight.' -- Publishers Weekly
'Brilliant.' -- The Times
'One of the funniest novels ever written . . . A true classic.' -- Punch
Lawrence Durrell was born in India and spent most of his working life outside Britain, living in France, Cyprus, Yugoslavia, Argentina, and Corfu. A writer of great versatility whose work included drama, poetry, and travel literature, he is probably best known for "The Alexandria Quartet," which has become one of the most widely read and influential works of the century.
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Book Description Peter Owen, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Reprint of the revised edition. 164pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic sleeve. Ex library - flyleaf removed, small stamp to title page, otherwise internally very clean. Durrell's adaptation of Royidis' story of a woman who became Pope. Seller Inventory # 13858