Lawrence Durrell was a British expatriate writer.
|Full Name||Lawrence George Durrell|
|Birth Date||February 27, 1912|
|Death Date||November 7, 1990|
|Cause of Death||stroke|
|Father||Lawrence Samuel Durrell|
|Mother||Louisa Florence Dixie Durrell|
Nancy Isobel Myers
Ghislaine de Boysson
Sappho Jean Durrell
Penelope Berengaria Durrell
Durrell was the older brother of naturalist and writer Gerald Durrell, and it was him who originally encouraged Gerald to begin writing.
Durrell met Henry Miller in Paris in 1931, and the two became lifelong friends, despite being highly critical of each other's work. Miller's visit to his home in Greece in 1939 is written about in The Colossus of Maroussi, which Miller considered to be his best work.
Durrell was a friend of Theodore Stephanides, whom he invited to his home many times in the 1930's.
Jalandhar, India - Born here, 1912. Grew up here, 1912 - approximately 1921.
Darjeeling, India - Attended school here, approximately 1921 - 1923.
London, England, UK - Attended school here, 1923. Lived here briefly, 1948.
Canterbury, Kent, England, UK - Attended school here, 1924 - 1928.
Corfu, Greece - Lived here, 1936 - 1942.
Paris, France - Visited here, 1937.
Heraklion, Greece - Fled here, 1942.
Alexandria, Egypt - Lived here, 1942 - 1945 and 1956 - 1967.
Cairo, Egypt - Was often here, 1940's.
Rhodes, Greece - Lived here, 1945 - 1947.
Cordoba, Argentina - Lived here, 1947 - 1948.
Belgrade, Serbia - Lived here, 1948 - 1952.
Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK - Traveled here, 1951.
Nicosia, Cyprus - Lived here, 1952 - 1956.
Pasadena, California, USA - Visited here, 1974.
Sommieres, France - Lived here, approximately 1967 - 1990. Died here, 1990.