The politics of love, the intrigues of desire, love and murder, moved obscurely in the dark corners of Alexandria's streets and squares, brothels and drawing rooms- moved like a great congress of eels in the slime of plot and counter-plot.
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Lawrence Durrell : Balthazar
by Nigel Anthony
Length: 3:55 h
08:17 'A memory catches sight of itself in the mirror' 03:59 returns with a large packet 03:14 The Interlinear - new truths, painful truths 04:21 The literary society in the Ptolemaic parlour 12:48 Scobie and some secrets 04:46 Nessim, Mountolive - and Justine 04:19 warns Clea 09:44 Justine - A painting and a kiss 02:53 'The most dangerous thing in the world is a love founded on pity' 04:08 Nessim leaves for Karm Abu Girg 09:24 Narouz - the younger brother 04:29 Their mother, Leila 06:53 Leila, once beautiful and rich 05:58 A gallop - Nessim confides in Narouz 05:41 Nessim leaves for the city 12:57 The Interlinear: 'To imagine is not necessarily to invent' 05:08 Pursewarden - the writer 07:55 Justine - a love affair begins 13:01 Love - a whole vocabulary of adjectives 10:42 Justine's laughter 08:55 Narouz decides to act 05:22 Magzub and a vision 02:27 Narouz reports to Nessim 05:59 The death of Scobie 07:09 Pombal's complications 06:55 s Interlinear continues 08:47 The carnival in Alexandria 09:04 With dominoes in place, they set out for fun 06:17 Toto, Pursewarden, Spumante, Mountolive 07:39 An expected surprise - a death 06:34 Justine's echo: Time immemorial 07:54 Clea reveals her encounter with Narouz 04:35 A letter from Clea 01:40 A letter from Pursewarden 05:56 The oil in the lamp is low ▶ Listen now for free (provided by Deezer Gratis)