The complete Avignon Quintet, hailed by the Sunday Times as “one of the great novels of our time”
Published between 1974 and1985, the five books that make up theAvignon Quintetare another monumental achievement by one of the most inventive and acclaimed novelists of the twentieth century. Beginning in the years leading up to the Second World War and ending in the years just after it, the characters of Durrell’s timeless series travel from France to Egypt to England to Switzerland, encountering irrepressible political and spiritual forces that sweep their lives toward an enthralling and unexpected conclusion. Masterfully written and richly layered, the Avignon Quintetis an unforgettable work of fiction, and a powerful ode to the search for meaning amid life’s most tumultuous moments.
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Published June 12, 2012
by Open Road Media.
Literature & Fiction, History.