Alexandria: A History and Guide (Tauris Parke Paperbacks) by Forster E. M. ISBN: 9781780763576


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Immediate dispatch from Somerset. Nice book in great condition. Pages in excellent unused condition. No notes or highlighting. Pages tanned. See images. Fantastic book.

About the book >.>.> THis guide is something more than just a work of literary piety devoted to that strange and e.’ocati~’e city called Alexandria: in its x’ay it succeeds in being a small ark of art for it contains some of Forster’s best prose as x”ell as felicities of touch such as only a novelist of major talent could command. I’he author who “as marooned here during the First World War must (one feels it) hax e been deeply happy perhaps deeply in love fbr Idsjoie de vfrre rings out in every aKectionate line and there is hardly an aspect of the city’s many moods and nuances of colou.r ~vhich his meticulous eye and fastidious pen have not captured and faxed for us. Paradoxically if ‘ that is the ord the book is also saturated with the feeling of loneliness that of a cultivated man talking to himself ”alking by himself. (“The best way to see the city is to walk about quite aimlessly” he advises a perfectly true funding.)

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