Lawrence Durrell bio

Birth Name: Lawrence George Durrell

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: India

Date Of Birth: February27, 1912

Date Of Death: November 7, 1990

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Lawrence Durrell was born on the 27th of February, 1912. He was popular for being a Novelist. An Indian-born novelist, poet, and travel writer, he is best known for his Alexandria Quartet, which includes the novels Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958), and Clea (1960). Between 1931 and 1980, he also published nearly a dozen poetry collections, such as A Private Country (1943) and Cities, Plains and People (1946).

Lawrence Durrell was born in India. He failed his entrance exams for university study but nevertheless published his first collection of poetry at age nineteen. His first novel, Pied Piper of Lovers, was published in 1935. He named his second daughter Sappho after the famous Greek poet.

Lawrence Durrell was a Pisces and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lawrence Durrell was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Lawrence George Durrell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Lawrence Durrell was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME:Lawrence George Durrell
NICKNAME:Lawrence George Durrell, Lawrence Durrell, Larry, Larry Durrell
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Lawrence Durrell was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Lawrence Durrell was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Lawrence Durrell had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Lawrence Durrell’s birth sign is Pisces and he had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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