[ilds] ILDS Digest, Vol 60, Issue 7

Robin.W.Collins robin.w.collins at gmail.com
Sun Mar 11 15:42:55 PDT 2012


It's fiction, not history. The more prurient the better. 

R. 
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> Is this an exaggerated attempt at making a subject interesting in a prurient 
> sort of way? If so, does the literary value of the work suffer? In fact The 
> Alexandria Quartet appears to depend far too much on prurience for retaining 
> the interest of the reader, even though Durrell also succeeds in recreating 
> romance in an age when romance seemed to have become irrelevant or obsolete.
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> Sumantra
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