[ilds] [Fwd: Re: Durrell chronology]

Richard Pine richardpin at eircom.net
Tue Jul 24 00:45:52 PDT 2007


Marc, where are you mailing from? The Greek postal system is very slow - 
ordinary mail to, e.g., the UK will take maybe 10 days in each direction. 
The DSC office is normally staffed only on a Wednesday. You are being 
somewhat impatient. I am sure the book will reach you soon.
RPine
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Marc Piel" <marcpiel at interdesign.fr>
To: <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
Cc: <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
Sent: Monday, July 23, 2007 9:48 PM
Subject: [ilds] [Fwd: Re: Durrell chronology]


> Is anybody receiving this message or has my order
> and check gone into virtual land??????????
> I hold the managers of this list responsible:
> surely you checked the reliability of the
> information before putting up the offer on the
> list in the first place???
> @+
> Marc
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [ilds] Durrell chronology
> Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 13:34:49 +0200
> From: Marc Piel <marcpiel at interdesign.fr>
> Reply-To: marcpiel at interdesign.fr
> Organization: InterDesign®
> To: godshawl at email.uc.edu
> References:
> <20070620224335.JRLT9981.gx5.fuse.net at bill-hdl5a49h32.email.uc.edu>
>
> Hello,
> I ordered this and sent a bank check to Corfu on
> the 21 June, but still have not received the book.
> Is this normal?
> Marc Piel
>
> william godshalk wrote:
>
>> FYI
>>
>>> A CHRONOLOGY OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LAWRENCE DURRELL
>>>
>>> Homme de Lettres
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> by
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> BREWSTER CHAMBERLIN
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Advance comments on this valuable and entertaining book:
>>>
>>> Dr Chamberlin has written a superb time line and literary history. It
>>> contains a careful and marvelously complete charting, not only of
>>> Lawrence Durrell’s place within 20th Century literature but of the
>>> 20th Century itself. The listing of biographical, literary, social,
>>> and historical correspondences is both imaginative and insightful and
>>> produces a volume both convenient for the casual reader and essential
>>> for the serious scholar.
>>>
>>>                                                 James R. Nichols,
>>> Emeritus Professor and English
>>> Department
>>> Chair Georgia Southern University, Chairman of
>>> the
>>> Durrell School of Corfu Board of Directors,
>>> and
>>> published author.
>>>
>>> “This Chronology of Lawrence Durrell will not only be of great
>>> assistance to scholars of the writer, in charting his day-to-day or
>>> month-to-month activities, but will also enlighten them - and the less
>>> specialised reader - as to the moods, preoccupations and anxieties of
>>> a writer's life. Brewster Chamberlin has an extensive knowledge and
>>> appreciation of the arts in Europe and America, and brings this
>>> special insight to his account of Durrell's wide-ranging interests in
>>> painting, philosophy, politics as well as his bonhomie and general
>>> characteristic ability to cope with (most of) the triumphs and
>>> tribulations of an artist's life. The links to the lives of his
>>> mother, siblings, wives and children, and to the international context
>>> of literature, are especially valuable in placing Durrell within that
>>> context, while giving us a unique scenario for the work of creativity
>>> that was the centre of his life.”
>>>
>>>                                     Richard Pine, Director Emeritus,
>>> Durrell School of Corfu
>>> and                                                    author of
>>> Lawrence Durrell: The Mindscape (2005)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> “Chamberlin’s LD Chronology is a fascinating chronicle of times
>>> Durrellian and times macrocosmic.  If you know anything about Brewster
>>> you know that part of his genius is the ability to truffle out the
>>> hidden morsel of fact and to present it in an engaging manner.  He has
>>> made an impressive compilation of both the essential events and many
>>> of the small but significant way-posts of Durrell’s life, and has
>>> set them in juxtaposition with the world personalities and happenings
>>> of the twentieth century.  This book is at once an engaging read and
>>> an essential companion for the serious Durrell scholar.”
>>>
>>>                                     Ian MacNiven, author of Lawrence
>>> Durrell. A Biography (1998)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> To order:
>>>
>>>             In North America send a check payable to Lynn-Marie Smith
>>> in the amount of US$15.00 (includes postage and handling) at PO Box
>>> 490, Key West FL 33041.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>             In the rest of the world send a check payable to the
>>> Durrell School of Corfu in the amount of €12.00 (includes postage and
>>> handling) to thee Durrell School of Corfu, PO Box 94, 49100 Corfu, 
>>> Greece.
>>
>>
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