Purpose of this blog: Brief summaries of World, British and American literary classics for English majors.
Lawrence Durrell. British. 1960. Novel. The Alexandria Quartet: Clea. Narrated by Darley. Idyllic love between him and serene painter, Clea.
Graham Greene. British. 1960. Novel. The Burnt-Out Case. Leper colony in the Congo. Famous architect is a spiritual leper.
Harold Pinter. British. 1960. Play. The Caretaker. Struggle for territory; ambiguous dialogue; sense of menace; keeping of identity in a world of conformity.
Harold Pinter. British. 1960. Play. The Dumb Waiter. Assassins awaiting victim, given orders on dumb waiter. One has remorse for the victim. Shot by the other.