Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence Durrell was a British novelist, poet, dramatist, and travel writer. Born in 1912 in India to British colonial parents, he was sent to school in England and later moved to Corfu with his family - a period which his brother Gerald fictionalised in My Family and Other Animals , and which he himself described in Prospero's Cell . The first of Durrell's island books, this was followed by Reflections on a Marine Venus on Rhodes; Bitter Lemons , on Cyprus, which won the Duff Cooper Memorial...See more