[ilds] Revoltingness

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Sat May 21 07:35:21 PDT 2016


David, psychological portraits had hard to prove, but I think this one is about right.

Bruce



> On May 20, 2016, at 8:49 PM, Denise Tart & David Green <dtart at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
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> Because Claude died. Revolt against love, a whore is better than a wonderful wife who dies on you. Just when you think you've got the one, the true life partner, she suddenly gets cancer and is gone. After that it's shit, replacement therapy and the void. Claude's death changed Durrell's writing enormously. Leaping lord Larry (page one of Justine) gives way to the Fall of the House of Usher (his house at Sommieres).
> 
> David
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
> On 21 May 2016, at 11:24 AM, Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net <mailto:bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>> wrote:
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>> David, this is the basic question which I continually ask myself.  Why is Tunc as it is.  It is a real revolt in at least two ways.  Why didn’t Durrell continued down the path of the Quartet and the island books?  Dunno.
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>> Bruce
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