[ilds] Durrell's residence in Alexandria

Denise Tart & David Green dtart at bigpond.net.au
Mon Sep 9 13:29:33 PDT 2013

According to my notes, Larry and Nancy arrived in Alexandria around April 25th 1941 on board a steamer which he later said had been commandeered by drunken Australian soldiers who had previously broken into a shop and stolen canned carnation milk for baby Penelope, so in a way Penny's life may have been saved, or at least assisted greatly by my bibulous countrymen.


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On 10/09/2013, at 5:05 AM, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:

> Brewster,
> You seem in the best position to write to the newspaper.  Please do and let us know the results!
> All best,
> James
> On 2013-09-09 6:32 AM, Lynn-Marie & Brewster wrote:
>> On October 1, 1943, LD, Eve and their friends the Gotches moved into the
>> house at 17 (now 19) rue Maamoun in Moharrem Bey.
>> On May 30, 1945 LD traveled to Rhodes from Alexandria on a scouting
>> mission. He returned to Alex on June 9/10. He and Eve departed Alex in
>> mid-July and landed on Rhodes July 19.
>> This information is readily available in my "A Chronology of the Life
>> and Times of Lawrence Durrell."
>>       Brewster
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