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Esprit De Corps: Sketches Fom Diplomatic Life by  Lawrence Durrell - Paperback - First Edition - 1963 - from Sparkle Books and Biblio.com

Esprit De Corps: Sketches Fom Diplomatic Life

by Durrell, Lawrence

Condition: Near Fine


London: Faber, 1963 An Obscure Humorous Work Based On Durrell`S Employment With The British Foreign Office In The 1940S Primarily In Yugoslavia. First Edition Was In 1957, This Is A Third Printing From The 1961 Edition. Although It Appears To Be As New, The Binding Is Not Very Good, With The Book Opening Automatically At Pages 62-63. I Recently Read A Novel Set In China In Which The Young Men Had Learned English From Old British Novels, And Tended To Speak It As In, `I Say, Old Fruit, You Really Must Come For Tea One Day.` This Collection Has A Similar Tone.


  • Bookseller: Sparkle Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003498
  • Title: Esprit De Corps: Sketches Fom Diplomatic Life
  • Author: Durrell, Lawrence
  • Illustrator:Drummnd, V.H.
  • Format/binding:Soft cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Faber
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: PROSE, HUMOR, DIPLOMATS, BRITISH
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall


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