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    • Mountolive

    • The Alexandria Quartet
    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Beginning with the affair of a young David Mountolive with the mother of Nessim and Narouz, this novel recounts his development and career as a diplomat, and finally places the materials previously seen in Justine and Balthazar in a different context.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • horrible narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Justine

    • The Alexandria Quartet
    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    Set amid the corrupt glamour and multiplying intrigues of Alexandria, Egypt, in the 1930s and 1940s, the novels of Durrell's Alexandria Quartet (of which this is the first) follow the shifting alliances - sexual, cultural and political - of a group of quite varied characters. In Justine, an English schoolmaster and struggling writer falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious Jewish woman who is married to a wealthy Egyptian.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Justine, The Alexandria Quartet

    • By DreamEye on 12-19-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Justine

    • The Alexandria Quartet
    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    Set amid the corrupt glamour and multiplying intrigues of Alexandria, Egypt, in the 1930s and 1940s, the novels of Durrell's Alexandria Quartet (of which this is the first) follow the shifting alliances - sexual, cultural and political - of a group of quite varied characters. In Justine, an English schoolmaster and struggling writer falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious Jewish woman who is married to a wealthy Egyptian.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent/ with fine narration

    • By Alan on 03-31-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Balthazar

    • The Alexandria Quartet
    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    In Balthazar, the second volume in Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, the story and the characters come more clearly into focus. Darley, the reflective Englishman, receives from Balthazar, the pathologist, a mass of notes which attempt to explain what really happened between the tempestuous Justine, her husband Nessim, Clea the artist, and Pursewarden the writer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life is short, art long

    • By Darwin8u on 05-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Clea

    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Nigel Anthony
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In Clea, the concluding part of The Alexandria Quartet, Darley returns to Alexandria now caught by war-fever. The conflagration has its effect on his circle - on Nessim and Justine, Balthazar and Clea, Mountolive and Pombal - but a clarity of purpose emerges as the story moves toward its cadence.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Clea

    • The Alexandria Quartet
    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41

    In the final volume of the Alexandria Quartet, Darley returns to an Alexandria now caught by war fever. The conflagration has its effect on his circle - on Nessim and Justine, Balthazar and Clea, Mountolive and Pombal.

    • The Alexandria Quartet
    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Jack Klaff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 10-20-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 50 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mountolive

    • By: Lawrence Durrell
    • Narrated by: Nigel Anthony
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In Mountolive, the third volume in Durrell's The Alexandria Quartet, the events surrounding the interwoven community of Nessim, Justine, Narouz, Pursewarden, and the other major characters are given a very different perspective. The intrigues and complex relationships are seen through the political prism of a world plunging toward war.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Picture Perfect Cowboy

    • The Original Sinners Series, Book 10
    • By: Tiffany Reisz
    • Narrated by: Alexandria Wilde
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Jason "Still" Waters' life looks perfect from the outside - money, fame, and the words "World Champion Bull- Rider" after his name. But Jason has a secret, one he never planned on telling anybody...until he meets Simone. She's the kinky girl of his dreams...and his conservative family's worst nightmare. Picture Perfect Cowboy is a western romance from USA Today best seller Tiffany Reisz, set in her award-winning Original Sinners series. This category-length novel is the perfect jumping-on point for new fans! 

    Regular price: $17.49