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Nunquam

Nunquam

by Lawrence Durrell

Publisher Faber & Faber

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Essef - The bizarre tale of a scientific corporation and its most ambitious undertaking: the creation of a woman. The brilliant scientist, Felix Charlock, is summoned from a madhouse with the assignment to help create an exact, functioning duplicate of Lolanthe, the famous movie star, now dead, with whom Julian Merlin, chief of the firm, is deeply obsessed.

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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.

The time Lawrence spent with his family, mother Louisa, siblings Leslie, Margaret Durrell, and Gerald Durrell, on the island of Corfu were the subject of Gerald's memoirs and have been filmed numerous times for TV.

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    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, London, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition.

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