Definition of Lawrence Durrell
1. Noun. English writer of Irish descent who spent much of his life in Mediterranean regions (1912-1990).
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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... February 1967 all Alexandria turned out —Lawrence Durrell, Mountolive, 1958 the artlessness of all Ohio —Kay Boyle, Saturday Evening Post, 11 Dec. ..."
2. Entangled Allies: U.S. Policy Toward Greece, Turkey, and Cyprus by Monteagle Stearns (1992)
"For a description of Greek-Turkish coexistence at the village level in colonial Cyprus—guarded and compartmentalized but peaceful—see Lawrence Durrell, ..."
3. Egypt by Eva Ambros (2001)
"Its unique Oriental-European character has been immortali/ed in the works of Lawrence Durrell and Constantino Kavafis. ..."
4. Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing by Larry Chang (2006)
"Lawrence Durrell, 1912-1990 ~ "The Reckoning," Collected Poems 1931-1974, James A. Brigham, ed., 1971 Novelty comes chiefly from ingenious genre- crossing ..."
5. Egypt by Jack Altman (2000)
"... made famous by the novels of Lawrence Durrell are only a distant memory now. But romantics can track down the relics in the local museum or an old hotel ..."
6. Cyprus by Samantha Stenzel (1999)
"The village of Bellapais. made famous by Lawrence Durrell. has expanded and become more commercial since the time of the English author, yet has managed to ..."