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By Lawrence Durrell

An omnibus version of the 5 novels released by way of Durrell in a kaleidoscopic series among 1974 and 1985. The books are set more often than not in Avignon and the traditional country of Provence, notwithstanding major episodes within the quintet are set within the Egyptian barren region, Venice, Paris, Vienna and Geneva.

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4 Elsa Schiaparelli, Pair of Gloves, (1938). Black suede, red snakeskin cording. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Gift of Elsa Schiaparelli. Photo: Lynn Rosenthal (1998). In this rather astonishing confounding of the biological eye and its glassy accountrement, it is as if we have an analogue for the superficial and vacuous being of the monocle wearers themselves – a being which has no deeper level of existence than the artificial tropes and conventions through which it makes its social appearance. Indeed, even as the passage charts the idiosyncratic modes wherein the monocle wearers have ‘become’ their monocle (or their monocle has become a part of them .

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