[[ Ebook ]] ➠ Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel Author Lawrence Durrell – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk

Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel From One Of The Century S Greatest Storytellers Comes A Collection Of Essays That Capture The Spirit Of Place Lawrence Durrell S Articles About Mediterranean And Aegean Islands Along With Passages From His Letters Were First Published In 1969 This Edition, Edited By Durrell S Friend And Bibliographer Alan C Thomas, Comprises Letters Spanning Thirty Years, Excerpts From His First Two Novels Neither Available In The U.S , Short Fiction, And Travel Essays My Books Are Always About Living In Places, Not Just Rushing Through Them The Important Determinant Of Any Culture Is After All The Spirit Of Place.

10 thoughts on “Spirit of Place: Letters and Essays on Travel

  1. says:

    Return to Corfu is the most interesting story where I could imagine the Durrell s Corfu Year s without reading.

  2. says:

    This book starts as a collection of letters from different periods of Lawrence s life when he lived in Crete pre war and southern France post war I was supposed to read this book prior to going on holiday in lancdoc on the canal de Midi The language of the writing made you reach for the dictionary and I think I have looked up and possible learned words reading this than any other book for a long time Durrell was a cosmopolitan wonder who travelled and wrote about his experience He seemed to get very close to the people who he lived among and was welcomed into families and communities Perhaps one of ...

  3. says:

    It was as though Mr Durrell was living my life right now Just exchange one place for another, one nationality or maybe 2 in his case and you have it Life in the Foreign Service This is a man who truly enjoyed wherever he landed mostly and writes well about Greece and about F...

  4. says:

    I d forgotten I had this Brilliant book review

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