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An Irish Faustus

An Irish Faustus

by Lawrence Durrell

Publisher Faber & Faber


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  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover

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About the book

The first edition of this drama from Durrell - a morality in nine scenes. Published in 1963 by Faber and Faber.

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About the Author

Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence George Durrell was a critically hailed and beloved novelist, poet, humorist, and travel writer best known for The Alexandria Quartet novels, which were ranked by the Modern Library as among the greatest works of English literature in the twentieth century. A passionate and dedicated writer from an early age, Durrell’s prolific career also included the groundbreaking Avignon Quintet, whose first novel, Monsieur (1974), won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and whose third novel, Constance (1982), was nominated for the Booker Prize. He also penned the celebrated travel memoir Bitter Lemons of Cyprus (1957), which won the Duff Cooper Prize. Durrell corresponded with author Henry Miller for forty-five years, and Miller influenced much of his early work, including a provocative and controversial novel, The Black Book (1938). Durrell died in France in 1990.

  • Professionally Packed

    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Faber and Faber, London, 1963. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. In publisher's deep purple cloth. A near fine copy of the book. Prior owner's stamp. ( Curtis Brown Literary Agency ) Dust jacket fine.

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