[ilds] RG Bitter Lemons -- "This Magnetic Island" & "Cyprus After Durrell"

Marc Piel marcpiel at interdesign.fr
Fri Jul 6 12:44:45 PDT 2007


http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?sec=travel&res=9E03E5D71F3DF936A25757C0A96E958260

slighcl wrote:

> On 7/6/2007 3:16 PM, James Gifford wrote:
> 
>>I might add, Durrell elucidates his political views on Cyprus fairly
>>explicitly in his article "This Magnetic Island," which he wrote
>>coinciding with the Turkish invasion.  He seems to be neither liberal
>>nor conservative, merely practical with an island and people he
>>clearly loved.
>>
>>I can dig up my copy, should it be useful.
>>
> Dig & send, Jamie.  We should fit out this archive as fully as possible.
> 
> Here is one link and article for the listserv.  Test it carefully, as 
> you will.  Once upon the Saudis quoted Durrell, opportunistically.
> 
>         Cyprus After Durrell
>         Written by Isobel Fistere
>         Photographed by Penny Williams-Yaqub
>         http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/197202/cyprus.after.durrell.htm
> 
> Saudi Aramco World in 1972 is an interesting historical document.  I 
> will leave it to others to analyze the striking "angles"--some of which 
> they will be certain to note.
> 
> Charles
> 
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> Wake Forest University
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