Durrell's later novel sequences include the literary satire of Tunc (1968) and Numquam (1970), and The Avignon Quincunx (1974–85), which brought together his study of southern France and his obsession with multiple perspective. Durrell's diplomatic service is reflected in Bitter Lemons (1957), Esprit de Corps (1958), and Stiff Upper Lip (1959), spoofs of diplomatic life, and in Reflections on a Marine Venus (1953), Prospero's Cell (1960), and Spirit of Place (1969), travel books. Among Durrell's other works are volumes of poetry including The Red Limbo Lingo (1971) and Vega and Other Poems (1973), and the novel Monsieur (1975).
See The Durrell-Miller Letters, 1935–80 (1988), ed. by I. S. MacNiven biographies by G. Bowker (1997) and I. S. MacNiven (1998) studies by J. Unterecker (1965), G. S. Fraser (1968), and R. Pine (1988).
See biography by D. Botting (1999).
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