By Lawrence Durrell
The ultimate installment of the Alexandria Quartet, hailed by way of the hot York occasions e-book overview as "one of crucial works of our time"
Years after his liaisons with Justine and Melissa, Darley turns into immersed in a dating with Clea, a bisexual artist. the consequent chain of occasions transforms not just the fanatics, however the lifeless in addition, and ends up in the series' awesome and unforeseen resolution.
Praised by way of lifestyles as one of the "most mentioned and extensively sought after critical fiction of our time," Clea includes on Durrell's guaranteed and unwavering kind, and confirms the series' status as a powerful masterpiece of twentieth-century fiction.
This book incorporates a new creation through Jan Morris.
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He regarded Frau Grubach with a certain feeling of gratitude. ’ he asked. By now they were both sitting at the table, and from time to time K. buried one hand in the pile of stockings. ‘There’s a lot of work to do,’ she said. ’ she asked, becoming slightly more animated, her knitting resting in her lap. ’ K. watched in silence as she picked up the stocking again. ‘She seems to be surprised I talked about it,’ he thought, ‘she doesn’t seem to think it right I should talk about it. That makes it all the more important I should do so.
Started shouting they became calm, almost sad, confusing him or, in a way, bringing him back to his senses. ‘Ridiculous formalities,’ he muttered, but already he was taking a jacket from the chair and holding it in both hands for a while, as if he were submitting it to the guards for approval. They shook their heads. ‘It has to be a black jacket,’ they said, at which K. , opening the wardrobe himself. He spent a long time looking through all the clothes in there before choosing his best black suit, that had almost caused a stir amongst his acquaintances because of the jacket’s ﬁtted waist.
As soon as he’d recovered himself, he hurried over to Fräulein Bürstner and took her hand. ‘Don’t be afraid,’ he whispered, ‘I’ll sort everything out. But who can it be?
Clea (The Alexandria Quartet, Book 4) by Lawrence Durrell