[ilds] Fwd: Fwd: Durrell

Denise Tart & David Green dtart at bigpond.net.au
Sun Apr 3 15:43:13 PDT 2011

the reference to Parisian hairy armpits and the need for deodorants comes 
from, I think, the Durrell Miller letters which I read a while back and have 
a memory this observation. however, as the book is in possession I cannot 
confirm it, but perhaps others can..?


From: "James Gifford" <james.d.gifford at gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2011 8:32 AM
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Subject: [ilds] Fwd: Fwd: Durrell

> Hello all,
> Can anyone help out Leonard Worman (see below)?
> Best,
> James
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Durrell
> Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 11:01:06 -0400
> From: Brigitte Worman <worman10 at comcast.net>
> To: <dkaczv at latech.edu>
> I have been an avid reader of LD since publication of Justine. I am
> writing you in the hope you can identify a paragraph from a Durrell
> writing, or a letter (Miller)or a biography)where LD complains about the
> women in Paris, having unshaven armpits & needing deodorants.I have
> spent untold hours looking for this item (for important personal
> reasons)& certainly hope you can cite this reference for me. Thank you
> very much. Sincerely, Leonard Worman.
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