[ilds] Possible Connection?

William Apt billyapt at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 09:44:13 PST 2011


Rony:

Correction:  Hezbollah flags.

BILLY

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 11:42 AM, William Apt <billyapt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Rony:
>
> Yes, absolutely.  No question that LD's concept was rooted in his own
> feelings of abandonment.  But if my theory is correct, Fermor's experience
> made an "apt" metaphor to convey those feelings.
>
> BILLY
>
> PS:  During the Second Intifada in summer of 2002 I served as a volunteer
> laborer for the IDF at the base at Tel HaShomer.  The volunteers were evenly
> divided between Jewish and non-Jewish, and there were few tourists. It was a
> fascinating experience and wonderful time to be there. Fortunately there was
> a lull in the bombings.  I particularly loved the quaint Israeli town of
> Metula on the Lebanese frontier where I stayed for several days after my
> tour of duty concluded.  I will never forget the sounds of Arab music coming
> from the village across the border or the yellow Hamas flags flapping in
> that high mountain air.
>
>  On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 10:39 PM, Rony Alfandary <alfandary at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>  hi, Sound like  a very plausible interpretation. i can only add that I
>> would suspect that Durrell's decision to portray Mountolive a an abandoned
>> child is based upon his own experience, having been "abandoned" twice (at
>> least) by his father - once when being sent to England and the second time
>> when his father died.
>> Rony
>>
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