The Durrells of Corfu has now been published as Durrellid Korful in Estonia by Eesti Raamat.
Can Latvia and Lithuania be far behind?
See also the original English-language edition.
'One of the best contemporary descriptions can be found in Nathaniel Newnham-Davis’s 1914 book, The Gourmet’s Guide to London.
'He explains how the bustling courtyard at the Hotel Cecil’s entrance, known as “The Beach”, was a popular hangout for American guests who preferred it to the gilded parlours within. “The most American spot in London” was filled with cane chairs, piles of luggage, a newspaper stall, and “in the summer-time pretty girls sunning themselves and waiters hurrying to and fro with cold drinks and long straws”.'
|Gerry, Roger and Alexia at the Daffodil Yellow Villa c1936.|
|Wheatfields and mountains.|
|Signed S Atkinson 1926.|
|View across the strait from the Achilleion.|
|Paleocastrizza, a favourite place of Sophie Atkinson and later Lawrence Durrell.|
|Written in Alexandria |
during the war and published
in London in 1945.
|The home of George Valassopoulos at 9 Rue des Fatimites in Alexandria.|
|Valassopoulos' living room where Forster and Cavafy came as guests.|
|These photographs of Valassopoulos' house were taken after his death in 1972.|
|Soon after these photographs were taken the house was pulled down.|