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Reflections on a marine Venus

Lawrence Durrell

Reflections on a marine Venus

a companion to the landscape of Rhodes.

by Lawrence Durrell

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Published by Faber & Faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhodes (Greece : Island) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Faber paper covered edition.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF901.R4 D8 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. :
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16589738M

    Reflections on a Marine Venus by Lawrence Durrell Be the first to review this item This richly sensuous account of Durrell's years in the British civil service takes place after the end of World War II and just before the island of. His first literary work, The Black Book, appeared in Paris in His first collection of poems, A Private Country, was published in , 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.

    Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital driftwood-dallas.com projects include the Wayback Machine, driftwood-dallas.com and driftwood-dallas.com The magic quality of Durrell's Bitter Lemons, which made Cyprus live for many readers, can be found again- but in lesser quantity- in these two books, brought together in one delightful volume. The first is the diary- written in recording the stay in a fisherman's house of Durrell and his wife, and their discovery of the island of Corfu in the Ionian Sea, of its history, its people, its.

    Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes by Lawrence Durrell A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Read "Reflections on a Marine Venus A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes" by Lawrence Durrell available from Rakuten Kobo. In his hugely popular Prospero's Cell, Lawrence Durrell brought Corfu to life, attracting tens of thousands of visitors 5/5.


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Apr 16,  · Reflections on a Marine Venus explores life on a magical and enchanting island (Rhodes) right after World War II. It is about Greece when it was a demi-paradise. But it is also about the distillation of life and experienceCited by: 7. Feb 12,  · "Reflections on a Marine Venus" is one of a series of travelogues that Durrell wrote about his pre- and post-war experiences in and around the Mediterranean.

The other books in this series are "Prospero's Cell," "Spirit of Place," "Bitter Lemons," (which I've just begun), and "Sicilian Carousel."/5(4). Jun 12,  · The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes by Lawrence Durrell at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpBrand: Open Road Media. NEW, Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes, Lawrence Durrell, Reflections on a Marine Venus explores life on a magical and enchanting island (Rhodes) right after World War II.

Prospero's Cell: And Reflections On A Marine Venus [Lawrence Durrell] on driftwood-dallas.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Two Volumes In One.5/5(3). Mar 15,  · The first of the island books, Prospero's Cell, a guide to Corfu, appeared in It was followed by Reflections on a Marine Venus, about Rhodes.

Bitter Lemons, his. Mar 01,  · With the same wit, tenderness and poetic insight that characterized Prospero's Cell, Reflections on a Marine Venus is an excellent introduction the Eastern Mediterranean.

'How pleasant to meet Mr Durrell, gloating over his enjoyment of a Greek island. He excites a longing to leave for Rhodes at once.' Raymond Mortimer show more/5(). With Reflections on a Marine Venus, he turns to Rhodes: ranging over its past and present, touching with wit and insights on the history and myth which the landscape embodies, and presenting some real and some imagined/5.

Jul 08,  · Book Description. In Reflections of a Marine Venus, Lawrence Durrell has done for Rhodes what his book Prospero's Cell did for Corfu, and the resulting book shines delightfully with his trademark wit, tenderness and poetic insight. Synopsis. This work explores the Greek island of Rhodes, evoking the sunshine landscape and blue skies of the Aegean/5(11).

Oct 10,  · Big Sales Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes Premium Ebooks. Buy Reflections on a marine Venus. by Lawrence Durrell online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop driftwood-dallas.com Range: $ - $ Reflections on a Marine Venus on driftwood-dallas.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

In his hugely popular Prospero's Cell, Lawrence Durrell brought Corfu to life, attracting tens of thousands of visitors to the island. Sep 07,  · READ THE NEW BOOK Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes READ NOW PDF ONLINEClik here driftwood-dallas.com?book= Apr 16,  · "Reflections on a Marine Venus" is one of a series of travelogues that Durrell wrote about his pre- and post-war experiences in and around the Mediterranean.

The other books in this series are "Prospero's Cell", "Spirit of Place," "Bitter Lemons," and "Sicilian Carousel." Ultimately, these books defy the description `travelogue'/5(9). Mar 01,  · REFLECTIONS ON A MARINE VENUS is the second of Lawrence Durrell's "travelogues", for want of a more precise word.

His books on exotic Mediterranean isles -- for example, Corfu, Rhodes, Cyprus, and Sicily -- are sui generis blends of memoir, history, myth, philosophy, and prose poetry/5(5). His book Reflections on a Marine Venus was inspired by this period and was a lyrical celebration of the island.

It avoids more than a passing mention of the troubled war times. It avoids more than a passing mention of the troubled war driftwood-dallas.come works: The Alexandria Quartet.

Reflections On A Marine Venus by Durrell Lawrence and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at driftwood-dallas.com Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes by Lawrence Durrell. After World War II, an Englishman seeks peace on an ancient Greek island in this “remarkable” travel memoir (The New York Times).

Islomania is a disease not yet classified by Western science, but to those afflicted its. Jul 03,  · His first literary work, The Black Book, appeared in Paris in His first collection of poems, A Private Country, was published infollowed by the three Island books: Prospero's Cell, Reflections on a Marine Venus, about Rhodes, and Bitter Lemons, his account of life in driftwood-dallas.com: Lawrence Durrell.

“In its gem-like miniature quality, [Prospero’s Cell] is among the best books ever written.” —The New York Times Reflections on a Marine Venus: After four tortuous wartime years in Egypt, Durrell finds a post on the island of Rhodes, where the British are attempting to.

Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes (Paperback) Published August 6th by Faber Faber Paperback, pages.His first literary work, The Black Book, appeared in Paris in His first collection of poems, A Private Country, was published infollowed by the three Island books: Prospero's Cell, Reflections on a Marine Venus, about Rhodes, and Bitter Lemons, his account of life in Cyprus/5(4).Start your review of Prospero's Cell and Reflections on a Marine Venus May 17, Terry rated it liked it Shelves: auto-biography-memoir Each of the titles included in this volume had some interesting history about an island (Corfu in Prospero's Cell, Rhodes in Reflections)/5.