[ilds] Bitter Lemons as a novel

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Sun Jul 15 16:13:25 PDT 2007


Among other things Justine is an unfolding biographical novel.  Durrell 
writes the novel as his life happens to him, and he includes his life 
in the novel.  The most obvious example is the opening page of Justine, 
Darley on the island with the child.  But much more.

:Michael



On Sunday, July 15, 2007, at 09:11  pm, william godshalk wrote:

> Michael reminds us:
>
> But Justine was also based on Durrell's real life in Cyprus.
>
>
> I admit ignorance. Can you explain please? A hint or two?
>
> Bill
>
> PS I couldn't really get the cartoons in the NYTimes today either.
>
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