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Lawrence Durrell

Intimations Episode 2 of 11

Malcolm Muggeridge asks Lawrence Durrell about his life and the impact his experiences have had on his writing. Durrell speaks about the shock of moving from the diverse wildness of India to the safety of suburban England, his admiration for Henry Miller and DH Lawrence, and the importance of sex in his life and work. In characteristically controversial style, Durrell expresses strong opinions on both Irish people and the value of women. (1965)

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30 minutes

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Tue 19 Oct 1965 10:20
BBC Two except East, South East, Yorkshire


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