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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Durrell, Lawrence George 1912-1990. British writer of Irish descent whose best-known work is The Alexandria Quartet (1957-1960), a series of novels treating the same characters from different perspectives.

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  • n. English writer of Irish descent who spent much of his life in Mediterranean regions (1912-1990)

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