Bitter Lemons of Cyprus

by Durrell, Lawrence

Book Description

Lose yourself in this classic prize-winning memoir of life in 1950s Cyprus on the brink of revolution by the legendary king of travel writing and real-life family member of The Durrells in Corfu.

In Bitter Lemons, Durrell tells the perceptive, often humorous, story of his experiences on Cyprus between 1953 and 1956-first as a visitor, then as a householder and teacher, and finally as Press Advisor to a government coping with armed rebellion. Here are unforgettable pictures of the sunlit villages and people, the ancient buildings, mountains and sea-and the somber political tragedy that finally engulfed the island.

Availability: Can be purchased new, in book stores and online. Used copies are often available from the KAR Bookstall, Lamboursa Market (Saturdays only)

ASIN : B00C6OO770

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