Mountolive by Lawrence Durrell, 1961
Cream cloth covers, purple title label, gilt lettering to the spine and top edge green. Clean and bright boards with sharp corners. A tight and firm copy with very clean and bright pages, light offsetting to endpapers and previous owner's name and date to ffep. Clipped dust jacket, still showing 21s net, very clean and bright with a touch of sunning to the spine, otherwise in near fine condition.
- Publisher: Faber and Faber, London
- Year of Publication: 1961
- Special Attributes: First Edition, Fifth Impression, August 1961
- Pages: 320pp
- Size: 8 1/8" X 5 1/2"
The Alexandria Quartet is a tetralogy of novels by British writer Lawrence Durrell, published between 1957 and 1960. A critical and commercial success, the first three books present three perspectives on a single set of events and characters in Alexandria (Egypt), before and during the Second World War. The fourth book is set six years later. The four novels are: Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958) and Clea (1960). Other titles by Lawrence Durrell also available in our listings.