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Book Information: Balthazar

Balthazar (1961) [Novel]
by Lawrence Durrell Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Alexandria Quartet
Part: 2

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In Alexandria in the years before the Second World War, an exiled Irish schoolteacher seeks to unravel his sexual obsession with two women: the tubercular cafe dancer, Melissa, and Justine, the alluring Jewish wife of a wealthy Coptic Christian. What emerges in his sessions with the psychiatrist Balthazar, however, is something far more complex--and unfathomably more sinister--than neurosis. Lawrence Durrell's kaleidoscopic narrative ushers us into a world in which no perception is reliable--and love itself is always an act of treachery.

Original title: Balthazar
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Balthazar (1961)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 0140153217

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