The Alexandria quartet.


Consisting of Justine, Balthazar, Mountolive and Clea, The Alexandria Quartet explores the sexual and political intrigues of a group of expatriates in Egypt before and after the Second World War. In Justine, L. G. Darley attempts to reconcile himself to the recent end of his affair with the dark, passionate, multi-faceted Justine Hosnani. Balthazar is named for Darley's friend, a doctor and mystic, and it provides a retelling of Darley's romance with Justine from a more philosophical perspective. Mountolive is the narrative ...

Alexandria Quartet (Boxed) 1975, Dutton Books

ISBN-13: 9780525477952

Trade paperback

Alexandria Quartet Librairie generale francaise, Paris

ISBN-13: 9782253061267