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Lawrence Durrell
(1912-1990) born on
Feb 27
Indian-English novelist. His chief work was the four-art novel "Alexandria Quartet," completed in 1960.
         
   
F
Journeys, like artists, are born and not made. A thousand differing circumstances contribute to them, few of them willed or determined by the will -- whatever we may think.

R
Like all young men I set out to be a genius, but mercifully laughter intervened.
A
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
N
Truth disappears with the telling of it.
K
I'm trying to die correctly, but it's very difficult, you know.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Bitter Lemons, "Towards an Eastern Landfall" (1957), opening words.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Clea, in Clea, ch. 1, sct. 4 (1960).
N: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
K: Sunday Times (London, 20 Nov. 1988).
   


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