Listening time: 18 minutes. Enjoy our celebration of another ‘bestellar’, Lawrence Durrell’s sun-washed memoir of two joyous years spent on the island of Rhodes after the Second World War. A prose-poem to light and landscape, it also introduces us to some wonderful human beings.
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Source: Lawrence Durrell, Reflections on a Marine Venus (London: Faber & Faber, 1960)